Florida Medicaid recipients can access records online; CMS awards HP $43M contract for EHR incentive programs support;

> Medicaid recipients in Florida can now access their records online using the My Florida Health eBook, the Associated Press reports. The eBook allows patients to manage doctor's appointments, procedures, medications and immunizations, and enables patients to access and share family history with their doctors. Post

> HP Enterprise Services will continue providing technology support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' electronic health record incentive programs, according to an announcement this week. CMS gave HP, which it has been working with on such efforts since 2010, a five-year, $43 million contract. Announcement

> Ninety percent of chief financial officers at long-term and post-acute care facilities who responded to a recent survey from electronic email exchange Ziegler CFO Hotline and the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies said that they invested in wired or wireless connectivity infrastructure within the past year. Three-fourths of respondents have plans to either start or continue investments in such technology. Seventy percent of respondents, meanwhile, plan to invest in electronic health record systems in the next 12 months. Survey

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