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19 Billion Reasons to Increase Health IT Investment

Written By: Jason Shafrin - May• 01•09

Marketplace discusses the uptick in Health IT investment.  One reason for the surge is the $19 billion in the Obama stimulus package to encourage doctors to get up to speed using electronic medical records.  

Will this money be spent effectively?  Who knows.  I did note last week that 60% of Indian hospitals have HIT compared to only 20% in the U.S.

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