Cincinnati’s HealthBridge gets $14M from feds for health IT

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Cincinnati’s HealthBridge gets $14M from feds for health IT

Med City News – Nonprofit health information exchange HealthBridge has received $13.8 million in federal funding to help area health providers better utilize information technology.

The money comes from the $787 billion American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, better known as the stimulus bill, from early 2009, according to a statement from Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. About $22 billion of that amount is slated to go towards helping physicians adopt electronic medical records.

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