Virginia grants EMR funds
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 26, 2007
In February, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine awarded a combined $750,000 to three organizations for projects expanding the use of electronic medical records in the state.
MedVirginia, CareSpark and the Community Care Network of Virginia each received $250,000. MedVirginia will use its grant to improve medication management for state government employees. CareSpark plans to provide updated electronic data to physicians across southern Virginia. The Community Care Network will collaborate with Piedmont Access to Health Services and the Piedmont Community Services Board to establish a community care record to improve primary care and mental health outcomes for the community.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2007/03/26/bibf0326.htm.