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Implementation Resources


Workflow Redesign for EHRs

Learn the value of understanding current clinical workflows Understand how workflow documentation can improve the success of an EHR implementation Increase awareness of practical workflow analysis too...

Health Information Exchange - Making a Difference

To better track and securely share patients’ complete medical histories, more and more health care providers are participating in health information exchange (HIE). HIE helps facilitate coordinate...

US Health Information Knowledge Base (USHIK) for Clinical Quality Measurement

Guide provides a summary of how to use the US Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) to access key information on Clinical Quality Measures. ...

Medical Home - Practice-Based Care Coordination Workbook

This workbook includes the tools and supports needed for a primary care practice to develop their capacity to offer a pediatric care coordination service; particularly for children with special health...

Medical Home Portal: Care Coordination

Care Coordination is a collaborative process that links children and families to services and resources in a coordinated manner to maximize the potential of children and provide them optimal health ca...

Practice Transformation Toolkit

Practice Transformation Toolkit Introduction The Practice Transformation Toolkit (Toolkit) is a comprehensive set of tools and resources that providers and staff members can use to implement a new or ...

NLC Reference Checking for EHR Vendors

The material in this document was developed by Regional Extension Center staff in the performance of technical support and EHR implementation. The information in this document is not intended to serve...

ACO Case Study

The purpose of this case study is to educate RECs, providers, and other healthcare organizations on how to start and maintain an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) by highlighting the processes and i...

Standardizing the Problem List in the Ambulatory EHR to Improve Patient Care

Maintaining an up-to-date problem list is a core element of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) definition of electronic health record (EHR) “meaningful use” because an accurat...

Guidance on Risk Analysis Requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for issuing annual guidance on theprovisions in the HIPAA Security Rule.1 (45 C.F.R. §§ 164.302 – 318.) This series ofguidances will assist organiz...

Medicare Incentive Payment Calculator for Providers

Notes and Disclaimers: a To be eligible, providers must be: 1) Using a certified EHR in a meaningful manner, 2) Exchanging healthinformation to improve the quality of care, and 3) Reporting on clini...

Reassessing Your Security Practices in a Health IT Environment A Guide for Small Health Care Practices

Health information security is an iterative process driven by enhancements in technology as well as changes to the health care environment. As you adopt new health IT to enhance the quality and effici...

A Quick Guide to the Clinical Quality Measures CQMs

Over the last ten years Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) have become an integral component in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) strategy to understand and improve the quality of healthcare fo...

Information Security Policy Template

The Information Security Policy Template that has been provided requires some areas to be filled in to ensure the policy is complete. Once completed, it is important that it is distributed to all staf...

Health Information Technology Toolkit for Physician Offices

The Health Information Technology Toolkit for Physician Offices helps these health care organizations assess their readiness, plan, select, implement, make effective use of, and exchange important inf...

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats: Sample SWOT Analysis

The internal and external environment has been especially dynamic. UUHC is well positioned to build upon its current strengths resulting from a decade of progress and information technology investment...
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