- The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT)
- Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
- Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)
- Office of the National Coordinator of these Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies (ONC-ATCBs)
So, if you're waiting to select an EHR that's certified by the ONC, your wait is coming to an end! CCHIT has been in the business of certifying EHRs for many years and they'll be kicking things off with a Town Call on Sept 20. Here's more information:
CCHIT Approved as ONC Authorized Testing and Certification Body
The Certification Commission has been recognized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) under the initial certification program created to certify that electronic health records (EHRs) are capable of meeting the criteria to support meaningful use and qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Town Call, September 20, on the Authorized HHS Certification program
CCHIT plans to launch its authorized HHS certification program on September 20 at 1:00 PM Eastern time with a Town Call Web-cast describing its application and testing process. CCHIT will take new health IT developer applications immediately after at http://cchit.org and the first group of HHS certified complete EHRs and EHR modules will be announced within weeks of that launch.