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Health Information Technology in Rural Healthcare – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Health Information Technology in Rural Healthcare.

Implementation Toolsets for E-Prescribing
Provides toolsets for supporting e-prescribing implementation, one for physicians in small practices and one for independent pharmacies. The toolkits offer a step-by-step guide to prepare for and launch an e-prescribing system.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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American Hospital Association EHRs - Meaningful Use Resources
Provides a listing of electronic health records (EHRs) resources to help hospital leaders better understand the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs and their associated "meaningful use" requirements.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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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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Last Updated: 10/19/2021