CCHIT


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CCHIT

(Certification Commission for Health Information Technology) See healthcare IT.
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CCHIT Executive Director Alisa Ray believes that health IT developers are searching ONC 2014 Edition testing difficult because of a higher criteria bar and the complexity of testing, which has caused fewer certified EHRs available to providers for purchase or upgrade.
SuccessEHS's SuccessEHS 6.0 is a CCHIT Certified 2011 Ambulatory EHR, and additionally certified for Child Health, with a 5-star usability rating; this product received certification as a Complete EHR on September 30, 2010.
The sole organization designated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) since 2006, CCHIT is the industry's leading EHR certification body and the de facto standard for usability and other criteria.
"Our aim is to ensure that hospitals and doctors have enough time to purchase and implement certified EHRs and achieve meaningful use in time to qualify for HHS financial incentives in 2011 and 2012," CCHIT executive director Alisa Ray explained in announcing the second of two preliminary adjustments to its ARRA criteria in January 2010, when ONC published an interim final rule on certification criteria.
ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S.
Presently, the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) is certifying EMR technology.
Bell, MD, has been appointed to chair the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found more than 25% of elderly Americans lacked the capacity to make their own medical care decisions at the end of their lives
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT, Chicago) has approved the software component of Watertown, Mass.
* The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) has certified more than 160 EHR products based on detailed functional and standards conformance criteria.
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT ) has announced that gloStream's product gloEMR version 5.0 is a CCHIT Certified 08 Ambulatory EHR additionally certified for Cardiovascular Medicine and Child Health and meets the Certification Commission's electronic health record (EHR) criteria for office-based use.
Does this cash allotment for using electronic health records extend to practices that are already fully functional and using a Certification Commission for Health-care Information Technology (CCHIT) certification?