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Information Technology and the Aging Network: Opportunities to Enhance Information Technology Capacity

The purpose of this report is to examine opportunities for the Aging Network to expand partnerships with health care organizations and other entities through focusing on the value of investing in information technology (IT).

Meaningful Use Technical Assistance

Altarum leads the state of Michigan’s Regional Extension Center (REC) which provides education, outreach, and technical assistance to the state’s 17,000 primary care providers and 36 critical access hospitals in pursuit of the Meaningful Use of health information technology (IT).

Technology to Improve Patient Care and Population Health

Altarum completed an economic case study of health information technology (IT) adoption in rural hospitals for Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). This in-depth case study was designed to explore in detail the challenges and facilitators of successful health IT adoption in rural U.S. hospitals.

Promoting Oral Health Among Michigan’s At-Risk Children

Altarum, in collaboration with Delta Dental, the University of Michigan (UM) School of Dentistry, and the Michigan Department of Community Health, is working on a comprehensive program to reduce the burden of childhood dental disease.

A National Network for Health Care Transformation

The Regional Extension Center (REC) program was created to provide direct technical assistance to accelerate electronic health record (EHR) adoption. The RECs are a national learning network that provides on-the-ground assistance to help providers incorporate technology into care delivery.

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Federal Advisory Committees Support

Altarum's Digital Communications Support team provides program management and technical support to the Office of the National Coordinator's (ONC) Federal Advisory Committees (FACAs).

Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption (M-CEITA)

Altarum leads the state of Michigan’s Regional Extension Center (REC) which provides education, outreach, and technical assistance to the state’s 17,000 primary care providers and 36 critical access hospitals in pursuit of the Meaningful Use of health IT.

Altarum Leverages Gift from Kresge to Bring Better Health Care to Michigan

Altarum’s Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption, funded with grants from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and The Kresge Foundation, makes electronic health records (EHR) accessible to primary care physicians around the state by helping those offices select, adopt and implement EHR systems.

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