Monday, March 17, 2008

CCHIT : Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology

It's very important to know about the CCHIT (Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology) these days if you use an Electronic Health/Medical Record (EHR or EMR) or you're considering an EHR system. Make sure to get a CCHIT certified program.

Do you know about the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)? It's very important to understand all the acronyms that get thrown around in the EMR world. For instance, get familiar with terms like: CCD, C32, HL7, and others.

Here's a list of EHR systems that met the 2006 CCHIT criteria:

And here's a list of those that met the 2007 criteria:

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