Free AMA Webinar Helps Physicians Access Stimulus Funds For HIT

Physicians can receive up to $44,000 over a five-year period for the use of HIT

May 20, 2009

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As part of its continuing efforts to help physicians learn about and adopt new technology, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new, free webinar series that will help physicians understand the health information technology (HIT) provisions laid out in the recently passed economic stimulus bill. The three-part series will lay out what these provisions mean for physicians and how they can take advantage of the $19 billion in funds allocated for the purchase and use of HIT.

The first webinar is Thursday, May 21.

The schedule for the webinar series is below.

  • Stimulus 101: Basics of the Health Information Technology Provisions
    May 21, 12:00 pm CT

  • Stimulus 102: Update on the Health Information Technology Provisions
    June 9, 2009, 12:00 pm CT

  • Stimulus 103: Real World Perspectives
    July 14, 2009, 12:00 pm CT

Visit the AMA's Health Information Technology Resources and Activities page for more information and to register for this event.