opioid abuse

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HHS announces the availability of $195 million to expand substance abuse and mental health services at health centers nationwide

Press Release | HHS | June 26, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the availability of $195 million in a new funding opportunity for community health centers to expand access to mental health and substance abuse services focusing on the treatment, prevention and awareness of opioid abuse in all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia. The awards are expected to be made in September of this year. Health centers that receive an award will use the funds to increase the number of personnel dedicated to mental health and substance abuse services and to leverage health information technology and training to support the expansion of mental health and substance abuse services and their integration into primary care.

OpenEMR Community Responds to HRSA Call for Advanced EHR Solutions for Community Health Centers

Press Release | OpenEMR, OEMR | July 25, 2017

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is taking major steps to help Community Health Centers across the US tackle the devastating opioid epidemic by providing funding for substance abuse services and modern EHRs. OpenEMR, a modern, customizable, open-source and ONC Certified EHR is the best solution for high impact and cost-effective information technology solutions for Community Health Centers

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2018 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

Event Details
April 4, 2018 - 11:00am - April 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Hilton Hotel
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States

The 2018 summit will be the 9th Annual State Healthcare IT Connect Summit and is expected to bring together more than 700 leaders from the private and public sector to share ideas and benchmark implementation strategies for state health IT systems. Attendees will have access to keynote speeches and panel discussions, collaborative networking roundtables, breakout sessions (choosing between the 5 different tracks available), and the Connect Exhibition...

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