AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based service that gives doctors quick access to electronic data to treat their patients is receiving $4.7 million in federal stimulus money.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says that HealthInfoNet of Manchester is one of 28 nonprofit organizations to establish health information technology centers receiving Recovery Act funding.
The government hopes there will be an electronic health record of every person by 2014.
HealthInfoNet went online last July. The service connect the rapidly growing number of providers using electronic medical records.