The HITECH Act’s Health IT Infrastructure Standards and Requirements

The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act was passed in 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Auto of 2009 (ARRA). This piece of legislation was created to accelerate the adoption of¬†electronic health records¬†(EHRs), and its supporting technology, in U.S. healthcare organizations. The 7 major goals of the HITECH […]