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Health IT-enabled infrastructure helps reduce American Indian and Alaska Natives health disparities

Larry T. Jessup, MHA | April 25, 2014

American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) face disproportionate health outcomes compared to other Americans.[1] The adoption and meaningful use of electronic health record (EHRs) technology may help to reduce this gap. Like other Americans, many of these individuals have multiple providers in multiple states and EHRs have the potential to provide reliable, consistent patient data that can follow patients wherever they get their care.

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New York: A Look at One State’s Transformative Efforts to Combat the HIV/AIDS Epidemic while Leveraging Health Information Technology and Innovative Solutions

Larry T. Jessup, MHA | June 27, 2013

To commemorate National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, we wanted to highlight the State of New York’s efforts to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic when it first emerged, and to celebrate the new and innovative tools the state is exploring to prevent HIV and to test, diagnose, treat, and care for those living with the disease.
In 2010, under the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States, the Obama Administration articulated a simple,

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Let’s Keep One Million Hearts Beating Strong!

Larry T. Jessup, MHA | March 5, 2013

In February, communities across America celebrated American Heart month to promote healthy lifestyles and provide Americans with resources to prevent and control heart disease.
Every year, approximately 935,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack, and about 600,000 people die from heart disease, which is 1 out of every 4 American deaths.  Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

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