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Task 1 Healthcare Ecosystems

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Healthcare Ecosystems - Task 1

Introduction
Founded in 1841, New York University Langone Medical Center is considered one of the nation’s top health care centers. Located in Manhattan, NYU Langone Medical Center consists of four hospitals -Tisch Hospital, with 705 acute-care beds; Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the first hospital dedicated solely to rehabilitation in the world, with vast inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services and programs; Hospital for Joint Diseases, contains 190 acute-care-beds and is one of the five hospitals in the world dedicated only to orthopedics and rheumatologic conditions; and the Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, which is composed by a full array of children’s health services.1
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aperwork; the NYU Langone Medical Center chooses to implement new health informatics technologies to impact its health care delivery and management by purchasing their "Meaningful Use" Certified electronic health records system, “Epic.” Because the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) portion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) stimulus package allocation of funds for hospitals who meet the requirements of what is known as "Meaningful
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