Rural Health IT Adoption Toolbox


Rural Health IT Adoption Toolbox


This health information technology (IT) toolbox provides rural health providers and decision makers with tools to improve the effectiveness of their institutions through the use of technology. Each of the modules focuses on rural health providers and contains a range of resources relevant to the various stages of considering, planning, executing, and evaluating the implementation of health IT in rural settings.

The toolbox includes these following modules:

  • Introduction to rural health
  • Getting started
  • Health IT selection and implementation in rural settings
  • Project management and staffing
  • Financing and sustainability
  • Opportunities for collaboration
  • Telehealth
  • Patient quality improvement, evaluation, and optimization in rural settings


Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Health Information Technology

Funding Sources:

Health Resources and Services Administration


Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: January 2010
Last Updated: 02/20/13

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