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Department of Veterans Affairs Leverages ONC Curriculum to Educate Staff and Improve Patient Care

Elizabeth Chapman | March 18, 2014

Using online training tools based on the ONC funded health IT workforce curricula, more than 700 Veterans Affairs staff logged thousands of course hours over eight weeks in health informatics training in an effort to improve the way care is delivered to and managed by Veterans.

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ONC and ORHP: Working to help rural health providers leverage health IT to improve quality and fuel economic development

Leila Samy | November 21, 2013

This is one in a series of blog posts to coincide with National Rural Health Day. To follow the conversation on Twitter, look for #RuralHealth.
Since the summer of 2010, ONC and HRSA’s Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) have teamed up in support of rural health and rural economic development, with a focus on helping rural providers and hospitals leverage technology to optimize their communities’ health systems. Our goal is simple but not easy: improve care quality across the spectrum of care for rural communities.

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