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


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.