Health Information Technology
Ensuringthe behavioral health system, including States, community providers, and peer and prevention specialists, fully participates with the general healthcare delivery system in the adoption of Health Information Technology (HIT) and interoperable Electronic Health Records (EHR).
Leading Change: A Plan for SAMHSA's Roles and Actions 2011 – 2014 (pdf | 778 kbytes)
WHAT WE ARE DOING
- Information Tools at SAMHSA
- Health Information Privacy at SAMHSA
- SAMHSA's Financing Center of Excellence
- Health Information Technology at HHS
Last updated: 2/14/2011
On average, IT spending in behavioral health care/human services organizations represent 1.8% of total operating budgets--compared with 3.5% of the total operating budgets for general health care services.