Some Rural Hospitals Lack Health IT Infrastructure for CMS PIP

February 5, 2019 - In its recently released Rural Report, the American Hospital Association (AHA) cautions that some rural hospitals lack the health IT infrastructure required to meet the CMS Promoting Interoperability Program (PIP), formerly called the EHR Incentive Program. Rural hospitals must meet the same regulatory requirements as urban hospitals, which requires investments in system upgrades...

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