Worried of a new type of digital divide, officials at the Department of Health and Human Services last October called on electronic health records vendors to help boost the low adoption rates of providers serving minority populations.

Now they have their first taker. Quest Diagnostics through its MedPlus subsidiary will donate approximately 75 EHR licenses to physicians in small practices in Houston. To comply with Stark Act regulations, the vendor will donate about 85 percent of the cost of licenses, program integration, 12 months of subscription fees, and education and training.

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