For more information, contact Frank Diaz, 808.723.0900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For Hawaii implementation of your EHR system, click Patient Trac Hawaii EHR (PDF).INCREASE YOUR MONTHLY REIMBURSEMENT BY AT LEAST $5,000 PER MONTH PER PHYSICIAN!Recently, PatientTrac […]
Surescripts New Computer Generated (CG) Fax PolicyAccording to the Surescripts New Computer Generated (CG) Fax Policy communication Important_Changes_for_Surescripts_Submissions_through_eClinicalWorks_March_2012® (www.surescripts.com), format changes for submission will change: Our analysis of faxable error messages on […]
How to Attain Meaningful Use With Your EHRONC is seeking feedback through the Stage 2 rule on how to increase patient safety through updated certification criteria, how to improve data portability, and how to […]
Stakeholder Awareness of Beacon Program Services Surveyed by AcademyHealth, The Commonwealth Fund and ONC To ensure that the information needs and values of key community leaders are better understood by the Beacon Communities, AcademyHealth, with support from The Commonwealth Fund and in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health I […]
HHS awards Affordable Care Act funds to improve quality of care and electronic reporting capabilities in Beacon Communities $8.5 million to fund 85 health centers in 15 Beacon Communities across the country HHS awards Affordable Care Act funds to improve quality of care and electronic reporting capabilities in Beacon Communities; $8.5 million to fund . . . → […]
Improving Health Through Health Information Technology The Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to 17 selected communities throughout the United States that have already made inroads in the development of secure, private, and accurate systems of electronic health record (EHR) adoption and health information exchange. The Beacon Pro […]
How would I LOINC map a Digital Rectal Exam?This is a clinical examination with a narrative finding, Example: No lump noted.I found 32465-7, Physical findings of Prostate.While I am well versed in Lab LOINC I am just learning about Clinical LOINCs.Is this code to be used for both the order and the observation?I have similar questions regarding a Clinical Bre […]
There are a number of tests with component "Abnormal Prion Protein." These abnormal proteins occur in a number of different diseases in different species. They can be detected by a number of different methods. http://search.loinc.org/search.zul?query=abnormal+prionAs this search shows, we have not differentiated tests for BSE from tests for CJD, Sc […]
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to recognize World Blood Donor Day and the unique life-saving role that blood donors play in communities in the United States and around the world. […]
Health and Human Services today released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2013 Update, a follow-up to the initial plan released in May 2012. The update reflects our national progress towards accomplishing the goals set a year ago, as well as new and revised action steps. […]
Alabama Medicaid Agency Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals must meet certain income and othe
California Health and Human Services Agency The California Health and Human Services Agency is the state agency tasked with administration and oversight of California’s significant state and federal programs for health care
Health Care Authority (Washington) Health Care Authority (HCA) administers 3 health care programs: the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB), Washington Basic Health Plan, and Community Health Services.
Lovelace Clinic Foundation, New Mexico LCF Research was established in 1990 as a not-for-profit organization to foster health services research among physicians, hospitals, and government agencies and to provide continuing professional education for health professionals
Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation With the recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, hospitals are primed like never before to push forward with information technology advances.
Minnesota Department of Health Information for health professionals and citizens, including state health statistics, prevention and health promotion, and health care and health-related professions.
Missouri Depart of Social Services Responsible for coordinating programs to provide public assistance to families, access to health care, services to the elderly, child support enforcement assistance.
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services The Office of Health Information Technology (HIT) is responsible for administering the state’s ARRA Health Information Exchange (HIE) Cooperative Agreement, facilitating the core infrastructure and capacity that will enable statewide HIE, and coordinating
New York eHealth Collaborative Inc NYeC (pronounced “nice”) was founded by health care leaders across the state, with leadership and support from the New York State Department of Health, as a public-private partnership that will serve as a focal point for health care stakeholders to build
North Carolina Department of State Treasurer The NC General Assembly established the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission (HWTF) in May 2001 to invest in programs and establish partnerships to address access, prevention, education and research that help improve the health of all
Office of the Governor (Wyoming) The ARRA Health Information Technology (HIT) funding includes $2 billion in “jump-start” funding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. This is immediate, discretionary funding that the national coordinator can distribu
Ohio Health Information Partnership LLC OHIP’s mission is to advance the adoption, implementation and meaningful use of Health IT among health care providers by facilitating and developing a statewide HIE to improve the safety , quality, accessibility, availability and efficiency of health care
Oklahoma Health Care Authority The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is the primary entity in the state of Oklahoma charged with controlling costs of state-purchased health care.
Oticina del Gobernador La Fortaeza (Puerto Rico) All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they live in a state or a territory. My commitment to you is to pursue and reach this kind of Health for All Puerto Ricans.
Rhode Island Quality Institute Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) has joined 14 other communities nationally to receive the Beacon Communities Grant award. As a chief advocate of HIT, RIQI is the only organization nationally to win all three of the major ARRA awards (Beacon, REC an
State of Oregon The Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research (OHPR) conducts impartial, non-partisan policy analysis, research and evaluation, and provides technical assistance to support health reform planning and implementation in Oregon.
State of Tennessee Tennessee’s mission is to drive improvements in patient healthcare outcomes by fostering a coordinated statewide HIE that will: 1) Give clinicians vital, secure, decision-ready information at the point of care; 2) Empower patients to take charge of their
Utah Department of Health Since 1993, UHIN members have come together for the common goal of reducing health care costs and improving the quality of care through the use of electronic data interchange (EDI), that is, by exchanging information electronically rather than by phone, f
Vermont Department of Human Services Vermont’s statewide health information exchange is operated by VITL, which is enabling health care practitioners to securely access the health information of their patients who opt in.
Virgin Islands Department of Health Department of Health (DOH) has direct responsibility for conducting programs of preventive medicine, including special programs in Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning, Environmental Sanitation, Mental Health, and Drug and Substance Abuse Prevention
Virginia Department of Health VHI works with private organizations and public bodies to use health data to meet the varied needs of the citizens of the Commonwealth. Whether it is private programs to recognize and reward hospitals improving patient safety or helping senior citizens fi
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services The draft Wisconsin HIT Strategic and Operational Plan (Plan) was developed through a public-private collaboration between the Department of Health Services and a broad cross section of health care stakeholders to improve health care delivery and populati