New Hampshire REC Helps Providers Achieve Meaningful Use

On September 8, the Regional Extension Center of New Hampshire (RECNH) announced that it reached its goal of assisting 1,000 Priority Primary Care Providers (PPCPs) across the state in achieving Meaningful Use of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT).

New Hampshire received close to $11 million from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, to create infrastructure to support the adoption and meaningful use of health IT by establishing RECNH and creating a state-wide health information exchange.

With a $6.9 million federal award, RECNH “played a critical role in advancing the use of health information technology in the state by providing project management, technical assistance and strategic guidance to a wide range of healthcare organizations,” the organization noted in a press release announcing the accomplished goal. Read more here.