Rural hospitals will get financial help for IT implementation

Rural hospitals and providers will have access to capital loan dollars from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for health IT implementation, President Barack Obama announced at last week's White House Rural Economic Forum. Specifically, the loans will help to cover hardware and software purchases. What's more, according to InformationWeek, 1,300 Critical Access Hospitals also will have access to HHS loan money for physician recruitment. Article

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