Testimony before the Human Services Committee
Regarding H. B. No. 5354 (Raised)
An Act to Provide Incentives for Hospitals to Adopt Electronic Health Records.
Good morning, Senator Doyle, Representative Walker and members of the Human Services Committee. I am Stan Soby, Vice President for Community Programs at Oak Hill, a non-profit community provider of services to over 500 people of all ages with developmental and other disabilities, located here in Hartford and in over 90 locations in 58 Connecticut towns.
Thank you for this opportunity to speak in support of H. B. No. 5354 (Raised) An Act to Provide Incentives for Hospitals to Adopt Electronic Health […]
Today I had the honour and privilege to testify before the State of Connecticut’s Human Services Committee.
I was talking to the committee about “AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR HOSPITALS TO ADOPT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS“
Basically the proposed bill encourages the state to obtain ARRA funding for Hospitals implementing Electronic Health Records.
My point, quite simply, was that the state should make sure that these funds are available to developmental disability providers.
My submission was as follows:
Re: Raised Bill No. 5354: AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR HOSPITALS […]
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