In a CMS release, the Acting Administrator Tavenner said, "meeting this goal so early in the year is a testament to the commitment of everyone who has worked hard to meet the challenges of integrating EHRs and health information technology
into clinical practice," "Not only have state Medicaid programs, public health departments, and many other stakeholders given their support to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, but numerous eligible health professionals and hospitals have recognized the potential of EHRs to provide better patient care, reduce medical errors, cut down on paperwork, and eliminate duplicate screenings and tests.
ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology
(CCHIT[R]) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.
2) Health information technology
provides a mechanism to transform the delivery of health and medical care in Iowa and across the nation.
CCHIT is an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
(ONC) authorized testing and certification body (ONC-ATCB) for meaningful use criteria.
There, he facilitated the adoption of prevention-oriented health information technology
by over 1,500 providers in underserved communities.
ANA will ask nurses to submit examples of innovative use of health information technology
in their practices, including methods they employ to engage patients in the use of that technology to improve their health, such as patient portals.
The Health Information Technology
Standards Committee is doing extremely important work, and I applaud the Secretary for recognizing the need to add a voice for industry innovators to the panel.
JDL Technologies is an approved Information Technology vendor for two of Florida's three Regional Extension Centers, which are federally funded by the Health Information Technology
REC Grant Program to help improve healthcare delivery by promoting the widespread adoption and meaningful use of health information technology
Equity in the Digital Age: How Health Information Technology
Can Reduce Disparities" was released in February during the White House Summit on Achieving eHealth Equity.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology
(CCHIT) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology
0, was also certified as a Complete EHR in a separate and distinct certification on December 2, 2010, by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology
(CCHIT[R]), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Last year, Congress failed to fund the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
, giving it only 10 percent of its modest $50 million request to support IT projects.
About CRISP CRISP is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide safer, more timely, efficient, effective, equitable, patient-centered health care to all Marylanders through health information technology
The Illinois Office of Health Information Technology
is working with The Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority to promote the development of health information technology
, increase the adoption and meaningful use of EHRs, assure the privacy and security of electronic health information, and direct the implementation of the statewide health information exchange.
Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services are putting some money behind their push to adopt health information technology