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Leveraging Health Information Technology and Health Information Management in Rural America: A Health Summit Commentary

Executive Director, Research Alliances, HealthCore, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
The Journal of Rural Health (Impact Factor: 1.45). 12/2012; 28(1):4-7. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2011.00383.x
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