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Content Standards Workgroup Meeting Slides

Content Standards Workgroup Meeting slides discussing consolidated CDA....

New Standards to Support Coordinated Care Planning Overview for NY Department of Health

New Standards to Support Coordinated Care Planning Overview for NY Department of Health powerpoint presentation....

Online Training: Health IT Foundations for IT Professionals in Healthcare Organizations

This 8-week, 40-hour program, based largely on materials developed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, is designed to introduce information technology (IT) staff to core principle...

Introduction to Telemental Health

This online introduction is intended to provide a general overview of telemental health (TMH)....

Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Consolidated-CDA (C-CDA) and their Role in Meaningful Use (MU)

Powerpoint presentation discussing Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Consolidated-CDA (C-CDA) and their Role in Meaningful Use (MU)....

Telebehavioral Health Training and Technical Assistance

Divided into six sessions, the training will provide you with the tools and resources necessary to identify and implement a telebehavioral health program. Each educational session includes a Q&A s...

Video: Managing Change

Introducing change is not easy in a healthcare setting because it often makes people uncomfortable and causes anxiety. Engaging users early on in decision making and workflow changes is essential. Thi...

Introduction to Transitions of Care & Care Plan Standards

Introduction to Transitions of Care & Care Plan Standards powerpoint presentation...

Video: Effective Healthcare IT Leaders

Some people seem to be born leaders. But good leadership is a skill which can be learned. Experts in this video tell us what they see as the most important traits of effective leaders in health IT. ...

Privacy, Security and Electronic Health Records

This guide provides information on privacy and security, and electronic health records (EHRs). While EHRs allow providers to use information more effectively, they do not affect the privacy and securi...

MedlinePlus Connect: National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus Connect is a free service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This service allows health ...

Making Your EHR System Work for You

Find out how Ellsworth Medical Clinic, a family practice in rural Wisconsin, won national recognition last year in the Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge by increasing Patients in control...

Online Training: Health Informatics Fundamentals for Public Health Staff

This 10-week, 40-hour course was developed to enhance the capabilities of public health professionals and informaticians in their efforts to receive and integrate data from clinical information system...

Implementing Consolidated-Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA)

Powerpoint presentation discussion on implementing Consolidated-Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA)....

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 ...

Million Hearts Whiteboard Animation

This whiteboard animation provides an overview of the Million Hearts program and how the clinicians can be involved in the Call to Action....

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...

Million Hearts Podcast

The Podcast is an interview with a Million Hearts Fellow as she walks through the Call to Action and her Million Hearts work in Arkansas....

Video: The Tech-Savvy Patient

As technology becomes a more important part of people's lives, the opportunities are expanding for patients to use technology to manage their health information. Healthcare providers are beginning to ...

Online Course: Health Information Technology Foundations for Rural Health Clinics & Community Health Centers

This 8-week, 40-hour Health IT training program is designed for clinical and non-clinical staff in varied roles at rural health clinics and community health centers. The training focuses on the skills...

Video: Are We There Yet?

Healthcare IT has made enormous strides over the last several years in improving the efficiency, safety and quality of healthcare, but the systems are not perfect. This video suggests that adapting te...

Video: Meaningful Use: Game Changer

Quality is a vital component to healthcare, and effective use of Health IT can vastly improve quality and outcomes. However the effective use of Health IT depends on many things, including process and...

2011 Community College Consortia to Educate Information Technology Professionals in Health Care

This presentation provides information on meeting the demand for skilled health information technology (HIT) staff through workforce training programs. It is suggested that community colleges can offe...

Blue Button Medicare Poster

Blue Button outreach poster for Medicare patients. ...

NLC Contracting Guidelines and Checklist for EHR Vendor Selection

The contracting guidelines and checklists are intended to aid providers and health IT implementers during the EHR vendor selection process.  They can be used to structure and complete EHR implementat...

Video: Advice to Newcomers

Individuals new to the field of Health IT need to understand the norms and expectations related both the fields of healthcare and information technology. This video contains advice from the industry's...

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...

Workflow Process Mapping for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation

These guidelines are intended to aid providers and health IT implementers while planning for EHR implementation.  The path to successful EHR implementation starts with practice workflow analysis and ...

Video: Protecting Health Information

Privacy and security of health information are of utmost importance in today's technologically advancing world. The increased use of electronic health records as well as smart phones, tablets and pati...

Change Management in EHR Implementation

This primer is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers with Change Management for EHR Implementation. Change management is the basic foundation underlying all phases of the EHR implementa...

Million Hearts Infographic

This infographic/handout presents some fast facts about cardiovascular disease in the United States, demonstrates how Million Hearts leads to health care quality improvement, and explains how RECs can...

Overcoming the Challenges to Achieve Lab Interoperability

Learn how a practice overcomes challenges and achieves lab interoperability. ...

Safety-Net Providers Bringing Patients Online Lessons from Early Adopters

This report provides a look at the experiences of several early adopters, focusing on why and how the initiatives were undertaken; what services are provided and planned for the future; what benefit...

Communicating with Patients Electronically (Via Telephone, Email, & Web Sites)

This guide discusses the issues that surround providing non-face-to-face care to patients and how electronic communication can be used to improve your practice. Also included are guidelines that shoul...

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...

Clinical Quality Measures: Alignment Across Quality Initiatives

The clinical quality measures (CQMs) included in the EHR Incentive Program align with measures used in other Federal quality initiatives. The same CQMs are also aggregated to measure and improve quali...

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