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Resources by Topic: Health information technology

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This blog serves as a tool for conversation between the National Rural Health Resource Center and its customers and partners. Contributions from staff focus on performance improvement, health information technology, recruitment and retention, community health assessments, and networking.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Minnesota e-Health Assessments
Details reports for the Minnesota e-Health Initiative that includes clinics, hospitals, local public health units, nursing homes, pharmacies, and e-prescribing.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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PubMed Search: Health Information Technology and Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on rural health and the health information technology topics of medical informatics and electronic health records.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research Tools and Resources
A collection of tools to assist in planning for, implementing, and evaluating digital healthcare resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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AHRQ Health IT Evaluation Toolkit and Evaluation Measures Quick Reference Guides
Assists project teams when creating an evaluation plan for a health information technology (HIT) project. Outlines a step-by-step process to determine goals, identifies potential measures, and includes examples of implementation projects.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Healthcare IT News
Provides news focused on health information technology (HIT). Covers multiple topics including rural HIT.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
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Health Information Technology in Rural Healthcare Topic Guide
Provides resources and answers frequently asked questions related to health information technology (HIT) in a rural setting. Discusses opportunities for HIT to improve healthcare delivery, HIT workforce issues, security and privacy of electronic health information, and identifies resources targeted to supporting rural HIT.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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