HHS, Department of Labor to Help Train Rural HIT Workforce

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The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor have signed a memorandum of understanding to support the training of health information technology professionals in rural hospitals and clinics, according to a White House news release.

HHS and Labor will connect colleges supporting rural communities with materials and resources to support HIT training.

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