Nevada Healthcare Providers Receive Incentive Dollars for Electronic Health Records
Under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, administrated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), 369 providers in Nevada have received $15,316,668 in payments. The incentives are given to eligible healthcare providers as they adopt, implement, upgrade or meaningfully use certified EHR technology to improve care.
Survey Reveals Pro Business Sentiment: Low Taxes Critical to Business Development
Applied Analysis, commissioned by the Nevada Development Authority (NDA) has completed a study that involved surveying approximately 400 business owners, operators and managers regarding issues important to the local community with a strong focus on business development. According to the survey, respondents felt that the most important thing to attract new businesses to Southern Nevada was to keep taxes low. The second most important was promoting the state’s pro-business environment.
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests in Nevada’s Renewable Energy Cluster
The Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization (NIREC) has received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to develop an online information network. The network will provide resources to Nevadans working to commercialize clean energy technologies.