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Financing and Sustainability

This module includes insights on searching for and securing funding and on budgeting for a health IT project, especially for rural providers.

What do I need to know before I search for money?

What are the traditional sources of infrastructure/technology funding?

What other factors may impact health IT funding in rural areas?

What is the rationale for investing in health IT that can be made to potential investors?

What return on investment (ROI) models can I use?

What resources are available for capital and health IT funding in rural settings?

How do I assess the total costs for health IT and begin the budgeting process?

How do I prepare a budget?

Where can I learn about State, Federal and foundation funding?

Developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration as a resource for health centers and other safety net and ambulatory care providers who are seeking to implement health IT.
Health Information Technology Toolboxes help health centers, safety net providers, and ambulatory care providers with electronic and online resources and technical assistance to improve patient care.  More>
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