Texas A&M HSC Receives Grant for Medical Records Technology

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is launching a new effort to put medical records on a statewide database.

This week the HSC Rural and Community Health Institute was awarded $5,279,970 to form a Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center.

The Center will assist health care professionals in 47 Texas counties implement a statewide electronic medical records system.

Officials say having a statewide system can improve health care quality, reduce medical errors, and potentially lower health care costs.

The technology grant is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 90414949 - kbtx.com/a?a=90414949
Gray Television, Inc.