HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Announces Major Progress in Doctors, Hospital use of Health Information Technology

February 22, 2012
U.S Department of Health and Human Services

FEBRUARY 17, 2012 - KANSAS CITY, MO – Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the number of hospitals using health information technology (IT) has more than doubled in the last two years.  She also announced new data showing nearly 2,000 hospitals and more than 41,000 doctors have received $3.1 billion in incentive payments for ensuring meaningful use of health IT, particularly certified Electronic Health Records (EHR). Read more