Joseph hospital valley view hospital in glenwood

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Unformatted text preview: l. Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs is also completing a 160,000-square-foot, $29 million expansion featuring an updated cancer center, as well as new emergency, radiology, and family birthplace departments. Colorado has been investing in health information technology (HIT) and health information exchange (HIE) for more than seven years. This includes significant external dollars brought to Colorado from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to demonstrate point-of-care inquiry capabilities, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) grant to expand broadband capacity across the state, and foundation and local funding to develop local health information exchanges. In 2009, Governor Ritter designated the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) as the state-level entity for coordinating and facilitating adoption of HIT. CORHIO is the entity to receive and invest more than $10 million in ARRA funds so that all Coloradans benefit from HIT and HIE efforts. An early goal...
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