Thomas A. Mason, M.D. | April 12, 2016
Regional Extension Centers
Larry T. Jessup, MHA | November 3, 2014
Health care organizations using clinical alerting in Rhode Island are seeing improved outcomes and measureable reductions in 30-day hospital readmissions, duplicate testing, and fewer emergency department visits that result in a patient being admitted to the hospital.Read Full Post.
Laurance Stuntz, MeHI | September 17, 2014
Leads to Increased Cancer Screening and Better Diabetes Management
The nation’s 62 Regional Extension Centers (RECs) have helped hundreds of thousands of health care providers, doctors, health clinics, and small rural hospitals across the nation learn the best practices for implementing and using electronic health records, or EHRs. Working closely with partners in their cities and towns, RECs are helping drive innovation by assisting healthcare providers to spur practice transformation and provide better health care to their patients.
Advancing Adoption, Interoperability and Transformation – Regional Extension Centers Surpass 100,000 Providers to Stage 1 Meaningful Use
Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo |
In February 2014 we highlighted our regional extension centers’ (REC) success in supporting adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), and today, during National Health IT Week 2014, we are proud to announce the RECs have surpassed their goal and now support over 100,000 providers to demonstrate Stage 1 Meaningful Use.Read Full Post.
Brent Stackhouse | May 7, 2014
At the New York City Health Department’s Primary Care Information Project (PCIP), we work to promote health equity and address the health disparities that persist across our country, not just during Minority Health Month (which was April).Read Full Post.