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Posted at 5:34 PM ET, 04/ 7/2010

$5.5M grant for Md. health e-records

By Washington Post editors

A nonprofit focused on building an exchange for electronic health records in Maryland was awarded a $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Washington Business Journal reports.

Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP) is leading the effort with $10 million in initial funding from hospital rate payments. The grant will help establish centers to help doctors, hospitals and private practices implement health information technology.

By Washington Post editors  | April 7, 2010; 5:34 PM ET
Tags:  Health, Hospital, Information technology, Maryland, Medicine, Non-profit organization  
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