Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)

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Amazon, PwC join campaign to bring open-source EMR to Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria

Jessica Kim Cohen | Becker's Health IT and CIO Review | October 17, 2017

The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, a public-private partnership founded in 2008, launched the NHIT Care Campaign to bring healthcare resources to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The two-phase campaign, rolled out with guidance from PwC and other supporting partners, aims to provide emergency medical response tools, supply chain management and technology infrastructure to Puerto Rico's 20 Federally Qualified Health Centers and 85 affiliated health centers.

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Open Source to the Rescue in Puerto Rico

Darius Tahir and Arthur Allen | Politico | October 16, 2017

This week, a collaboration of private sector companies, the government, and not-for-profits hopes to deliver an EHR system to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, project leader Luis Belen told Morning eHealth's Darius Tahir. Belen, CEO of the non-profit, D.C-based National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, has been personally touched by the disaster: two of his aunts died because of the storm. The organization is coordinating with teams from HHS to bring a package of satellite phones, pre-loaded laptops, Amazon cloud storage, and an open-source software, OpenEMR+.

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The Use Of Open Source Electronic Health Records Within The Federal Safety Net

Jason C Goldwater, Nancy J Kwon, Ashley Nathanson, et.al. | JAMIA | June 6, 2013

Objective - To conduct a federally funded study that examines the acquisition, implementation and operation of open source electronic health records (EHR) within safety net medical settings, such as federally qualified health centers (FQHC). Read More »

“Keep On Inspiring”: U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Visits iTriage

Amelia Laing | iTriage | October 12, 2012

On Wednesday U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park visited iTriage at our headquarters in Denver, CO as part of a seven-city tour promoting five important government initiatives. “I am so inspired by what you’re doing,” said Park to a gathering of iTriage employees. “You’re empowering people to take control of their health, and you’re saving lives. What you’re doing is incredibly important.” Read More »