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HHS Gives $87 Million for Health IT Analytics

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by Jennifer Bresnick

More than 1300 health centers across the nation will share in $87 million of HHS funding to support the continued adoption of health IT tools, including health information exchange capabilities and big data analytics solutions, as well as certified upgrades to electronic health record infrastructure.

The funding, aimed at supporting healthcare providers that deliver primary care services to more than 24 million vulnerable patients, will help to improve the health system’s ability to engage in population health management and prepare for the transition to value-based reimbursement models.

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