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Health Information Technology and Privacy Protection Class #4 ARRA health information technology funding and incentives
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Challenge How to massively overhaul the technological infrastructure of the American healthcare system in about 5 years How to both design and implement requirements and tools simultaneously How to have the end result be improved healthcare
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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act HIT funding and incentives ARRA HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act EHRS incentives $34 billion between 2011 -2016 (Medicaid and Medicare) Health information infrastructure $2 billion (HIE, RECS, HIT workforce) Telehealth and broadband $6.8 Estimated $77.8 billion annual savings from an electronic health information
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EHR Adoption Barriers Expensive Hard to learn/use Impacts interactions with patients Impacts clinic workflows Lack of standards or integration Not enough of a direct correlation between costs and benefits of EHRS
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5 issues and opportunities 2010-2015 ARRA, HITECH, ONC, CCHIT, HITSP, HL7, SNOMED-CT, CCD, MITA, EP, HIE, NHIN, NPRM, etc. Anticipated funding and associated issues: ARRA incentives, CMS 90/10 funding, features of healthcare reform Workforce readiness Open Source versus Proprietary Storage and the “cloud” Informatics Meaningful Use 5
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6 You really need an EHR! 6
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course BIO 49593 taught by Professor Wanser during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas.

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