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NY Awards $70 Million in ARRA Tech Grants

From the DOH website Friday, Feb 19:

Governor David A. Paterson and State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., today announced three major federal funding awards totaling $70 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for health information technology in New York.

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) $26,534,999 as the State's designated entity for statewide health information exchange.

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NYeC will [also] receive $22,364,782 and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) will receive $21,754,010 to support more than 9,000 primary care physicians who select and implement electronic health records (EHR) systems and qualify for federal incentive payments.

Read the DOH press release on the DOH website.

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