HHS rolls out EHR adoption program for underserved areas

The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Minority Health--working with Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiary MedPlus--rolled out a new initiative last week to help improve electronic health record (EHR) adoption among small healthcare practices serving medically underserved and minority populations. Quest and MedPlus--the first vendors to participate in the HHS initiative--are donating about 75 EHR licenses for Quest's cloud-based Care360 EHR software, which includes one-year subscription fees, and will help pull together the necessary information technology elements for the participating practices in the Houston area. --Read the full post at FierceEMR

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