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Health information technology (HIT) involves the processing, storage, and exchange of health information in an electronic environment. According to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, the term health information technology includes hardware, software, integrated technologies or related licenses, intellectual property, upgrades, or packaged solutions provided as services that are designed for or support the use by healthcare entities or patients for the electronic creation, maintenance, access, or exchange of health information.

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2021