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The Public and Physicians Largely Unfamiliar with Details of Health IT Incentives Program

Publication Date: January 31, 2011

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Key Findings

  • The public and doctors are largely unfamiliar with key health IT and privacy aspects of the Recovery Act.

Observations

  • There are high levels of public and physician agreement on what the priorities should be for the health IT investments—but low levels of familiarity with the actual program elements.
  • This suggests an opportunity for greater communication with both the public and providers.

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