Bill Status of SB1807 96th General Assembly
Short Description: DHFS-HEALTH INFO TECHNOLOGY
Sen. Deanna Demuzio
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services is authorized to make grants to a statewide Health Information Technology Resource and Support Center. Provides that the center's functions shall include: providing services on a statewide basis with a focus in rural and disparity areas of the State; providing medical practitioners, office managers, and healthcare support staff with information and assistance in understanding their health information technology (HIT) needs, selecting an appropriate system, and effective use of the system; and offering online continuing medical education (CME) courses on HIT and electronic medical records (EHR) related topics to physicians and other clinical practitioners. Effective July 1, 2009.