HealthInfoNet Awarded Federal Funds to Support Rural Maine Hospitals in Electronic Health Record Adoption

HealthInfoNet, a Maine nonprofit that operates the statewide health information exchange and the Maine Regional Extension Center, was recently awarded $264,000 in additional funding through the Regional Extension Center Program of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The funds will be used to help 22 critical access and rural Maine…

HealthInfoNet Positioned to Help Providers Achieve Meaningful Use

In light of new federal rules, several of the services HealthInfoNet offers will help make many Maine health care providers and hospitals adopting and using electronic medical records (EMR), eligible to receive federal incentive payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). On July 13th, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius…