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New ONC Grant Funding Opportunities Help Advance Health IT in Communities and Workforce Training

Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo | February 3, 2015

ONC has released a funding opportunity announcement designed to strengthen the health IT workforce and build on work done by the 17 Beacon Communities to innovate health care delivery with the goal of building a learning health system, as outlined in the recently posted Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap. These initiatives are part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ efforts to achieve better care, smarter savings and healthier people.

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