On Monday, Mississippi will move one step closer to possibly creating a statewide health-information system that would improve healthcare and perhaps make it more affordable.
Gov. Haley Barbour issued an executive order, based on President Bush's recommendation, creating the Mississippi Health Information Task Force.
According to the order, the healthcare goals of the task force are to increase transparency in pricing and quality, to find potential healthcare information technology standards and to promote quality and efficiency in healthcare.
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