Category: CORHIO e-Newsletter

  • Attestation for EHR Incentive Program Is Now Open

    Date: May 4th, 2011Topics: EHRs, Meaningful Use
    Meaningful Use attestation for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is now open to eligible physicians and hospitals through the Centers for the Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website. Colorado primary care providers are encouraged to use Colorado Regional Extension Center’s (CO-REC) services, provided at no cost, to help guide them through the attestation process.
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  • Nearly 1,800 Primary Care Providers Now Enrolled for EHR Help with CO-REC

    Date: May 4th, 2011Topics: EHRs, Regional Extension Center
    Nearly 1,800 primary care providers across Colorado have now signed-up for assistance in adopting an electronic health record (EHR) system with the Colorado Regional Extension Center (CO-REC). CO-REC is a federally-funded initiative of CORHIO and is being executed with the help of six partner organizations in Colorado.
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  • Connecting Your EHR to the HIE: Decoded

    Date: April 13th, 2011Topics: HIE, EHRs
    With the proper deployment and adoption of health information exchange (HIE), a health care landscape that was once fragmented can transition to a powerful network focused on quality, safety and efficiency. Now is the time to embrace data exchange, and here are a few simple steps to keep in mind on your road to connecting to the HIE.
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  • CORHIO Officially Launches HIE

    Date: April 13th, 2011Topics: CORHIO Network, Colorado Hospitals & Health Systems
    The CORHIO health information exchange (HIE) officially launched this month with 11 medical practices, 11 hospitals and 4 community mental health centers having committed to join CORHIO’s HIE. By connecting to the secure network, physicians and other medical care providers will have access to important health information about their patients, including lab test and pathology results, x-ray, MRI and other imaging reports and physician transcription reports.
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