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Delta BLUES Beacon Community, Mississippi: Improving Health Through Health Technology

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Watch an overview of the Delta BLUES Beacon Community, Mississippi Program and learn what they are doing to improve care through health IT in the Mississippi Delta region. To learn more: http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&mode=2&objID=3325 Karen Fox, PhD, from the Delta BLUES Beacon Community discuss how their Beacon Community will help improve access to care for diabetic patients through the meaningful use of electronic health records and health information exchange by primary care providers in the Mississippi Delta, and increase the efficiency of health care in the area by reducing excess health care costs for patients with diabetes through the use of electronic health records. Learn more about ONC's Beacon Community Program http://healthit.hhs.gov/Programs/Beacon Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology http://healthit.hhs.gov