University of California-Davis officials are ramping up efforts to sign up rural health centers in California for a federally funded program that provides subsidies for providers to adopt electronic information exchanges.
Health information exchanges are a central tenet of the Affordable Care Act. Getting a functional and smooth-running network up to speed in rural areas can be especially difficult, according to health experts.
Now, through a partnership between HHS and California Health eQuality (CHeQ), part of UC Davis' Institute for Population Health Improvement, remote parts of the state can be connected by the Rural Health Information Exchange Incentive Program. Read more here.