The HITECH act has led to the creation of Regional Extension Centers (managed by KFMC in Kansas), a state Health Information Exchange (currently governed by the eHAC but a new non-profit will be created) and a state Medicaid Health Information Exchange Plan (managed by the Kansas Health Policy Authority)

Attaching the draft KHPA goals and Russ Waitman's analysis from July 28, 2010

Background: Meaningful Use

  • The “Meaningful Use” Regulation for Electronic Health Records David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., and Marilyn Tavenner, R.N., M.H.A. The NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL of MEDICINE Perspective august 5, 2010

A footnote to that summary reads:

The regulations and filing requirements that must be fulfilled to qualify for the Health IT financial incentive program are detailed at

Dr. Glaser, chief executive officer of Siemens Health Services Business Unit, is regarded as one of the world’s most influential experts on healthcare information technology.

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