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HHS announces additional $162 Million to advance meaningful use of health IT

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, March 16, 2010
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced awards to help states facilitate health information exchange and advance health information technology. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the new awards are part of the $2 billion effort to achieve widespread meaningful use of health IT and provide use of an electronic health record by every citizen by the year 2014, according to an HHS release.