HHS allots about $17M for HIT-based research on patient outcomes

09/2/2010 | Healthcare IT News

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced roughly $17 million in funding for studies that use health IT to investigate ways to boost patient outcomes. "Patient-centered outcomes research can improve health outcomes by developing and disseminating evidence-based information to patients, providers and decision-makers about the effectiveness of different treatments," Sebelius said.

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