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Strengthening the Technical Advancement & Readiness of Public Health via Health Information Exchange Program

$15,071,465

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (ONC), HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: Not Applicable
Popular Name: STAR HIE
Assistance Listing Number
93.462

Objectives: This program provides an opportunity to strengthen and expand the ability of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) to support public health agencies in communities and states. There is a clear need for new data and new approaches for public health programs, including approaches made possible by modern computing. For example, case investigation and contact tracing can be augmented by new data and new approaches to better identify the sources of a disease and help prevent additional outbreaks.

 
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