Health Information Technology

+ SHARE

Health Information Technology
Print

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides approximately $19 billion in funding to help hospitals and physicians adopt health information technology. The Kansas Hospital Associiation and the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation have compiled and developed resources to support the hospital community on its journey to Meaningful Use.


ederal  Meaningful Use
Meaningful use sets specific objectives that eligible professionals and hospitals must achieve to qualify for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Incentive Programs.
tate  Medicaid Incentives
Kansas is committed to investing in health information technology and health information exchanges as a primary initiative to improve health care quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of patient-centric health care for all Kansans.
ealth Information Exchange
The primary goal of health information exchange is to enable health care stakeholders to share data for coordinating patient care and to support public entities in achieving their population health goals.
ools and Resources
This section provides multiple tools and resources to assist KHA members with their health information technology needs.
ansas Health-e Broadband
The Kansas Health-e Broadband is a consortium of Kansas health care organizations joining together for the purposes of developing and maintaining a dedicated broadband network.
CD-10 Resources
The use of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS applies to all "Covered Entities," that transmit electronic health information in connection with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act transaction standards.
For more information on this program, contact Chrisy Madden, KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436 or cmadden@kha-net.org.
For more information on this program, contact Tish Hollingsworth (thollingsworth@kha-net.org) or Dee Lewis (dlewis@kha-net.org) at (785) 233-7436.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, in partnership with the Kansas Hospital Association, the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation, and the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, is offering a training opportunity for Small Hospital Improvement Program grant eligible facilities focusing on an overview of the EDTC program.
For more information regarding this seminar, contact Ronnie Anderson at (785) 233-7436 or kanderson@kha-net.org.
For more information or to participate, contact Jan Fenwick at jfenwick@kha-net.org or (785) 233-7436.