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CCHIT ANNOUNCES NEW STRATEGIC DIRECTION WITH GLOBAL FOCUS PLANS TO OFFER COUNSEL AND POLICY GUIDANCE TO HIT STAKEHOLDERS
Jan 29, 2014 - CCHIT announced a new strategic direction that will return it to its founding public mission of supporting the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. CCHIT plans to offer direct counsel to both healthcare providers and health IT developers on the requirements for certified EHR technology and how to best satisfy HIT regulations published by organizations and governments. With a more global focus, and in alliance with HIMSS, CCHIT will also develop new programs and policy guidance aimed at achieving interoperability and supporting change in the way providers and patients around the world use IT to positively transform health and healthcare.
Downtime Challenges: Keep the Focus on Patient Safety
Mar 10, 2014 - The evolution of enterprise EHRs is changing the perspective of clinicians towards downtimes. While EHRs were still emerging, most staff was less reliant on them and more comfortable with paper processes ? downtimes were a welcome return to the familiarity of paper.
EHRs for behavioral health tough task
Mar 11, 2014
Behavioral health and long-term post-acute care are perhaps the two most significant areas left out of the meaningful use program.
“When we look at the big circle of care, there’s a huge hole — behavioral health,” said Mark Caron, CIO of Capital Blue. “Behavioral health is a mess.”
And at least similar words could be used to describe the status of EHR implementation in many long-term and post-acute care settings.
HIMSS and Delaware Partner to Assist Medical Practices Go Beyond Meaningful Use Stage 1Mar 10, 2014
On March 19, 2014, from 5:50 pm – 9:00 pm HIMSS is hosting an education regional event program for Medical Practices Going Beyond Meaningful Use Stage 1. The program is sponsored by several organizations in partnership with HIMSS; AOA, ANNP, … Continue reading
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