A webinar entitled Are You Ready? New Health Information Technology Funding for Technical Assistance and Infrastructure
will focus on Regional Extension Centers (REC) that will be part of health information technology (HIT) development in North Carolina. The state was recently awarded over $52 million in federal stimulus dollars to improve infrastructure for HIT and to provide technical assistance to health care providers. The webinar will be co-hosted by the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation (NCMSF) and North Carolina Medical Group Managers (NCMGM) and presented on Thursday, March 25, 2010, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm.
Ann Lefebvre, NC AHEC; Jennifer Anderson, Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence; and Maggie Sauer, NCMSF, will discuss the plans for the REC and technical assistance activities.
For more information and a link to register, go to: http://www.ncmedsoc.org/legacy/pages/meetings_and_events/calendar_detail.jsp?id=660.
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