Twenty-five health centers and networks get HRSA grants
Government Health IT, October 21, 2008
The Health Resources and Services Administration is handing out $18.9 million in grants to 25 organizations nationwide. The grants are designed to help community health centers implement e-health records and other aspects of health IT. The bulk of the money, $14.3 million, will go to 12 health networks, clinics, and similar organizations, including one local government agency, the Yellowstone City County Health Department in Billings, MT. Another recipient is OCHIN, a regional health information network based in Portland, OR. Those grants are specifically for EHR implementation.