Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the most important executive agency at the federal level. HHS determines that HIE (Health Information Exchange) should be interoperable and electronic between a large numbers of information systems. Consequently, "a patient-centered, and value-driven health care system." can be achieved.
(HITECH) Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act was established as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) economic stimulus bill. Legislation of HITECH enhances the interoperable and electronic exchange of Health information.
Meaningful use regulations are included in (HITECH) Act. Meaningful use is a Medicare and Medicaid program that grants financial ...
How the Federal law impacts Healthcare is determined. The goals and benefits are examined.