The Five County Mental Health Centers, Braham, Receives $280,000

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 at 5:55 am

The Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Rural Health and Primary Care announced, Wednesday. that they are awarding over $3.5-million dollars in grants to help Minnesota provide interoperable electronic health records.

One of the projects is out of Braham. The Five County Mental Health Centers is receiving $280,000. The East Central Minnesota facility is one of ten implementation projects, which received between $35,000 and $516,000.

Minnesota law requires all health care providers to begin using an electronic prescribing system by January 1st, 2011 and to use full electronic health records by January 1st, 2015.

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