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Health IT alliance's education program targets doctors and hospital

Washington Technology, May 26, 2009

A group of health information technology vendors have formed an alliance to educate physicians about health IT incentives contained in the federal economic stimulus law. The Electronic Health Records Stimulus Alliance includes Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Citrix Systems Inc., Dell Inc., Intel Corp., Intuit Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Nuance Communications Inc. The alliance is sponsoring a touring education program for doctors to inform them about the stimulus incentives. The program includes executive briefings, discussions, trade-show presentations, Webcasts and a Web site.