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Care Coordination Tool for Transition to Long-Term and Post-Acute Care

This tool is designed to inform EPs and EHs of key clinical information for inclusion in summary of care records when transitioning patients to LTPAC facilities....

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...

Vendor Evaluation Matrix Tool

This resource is a tool used in the field today and recommended by “boots-on-the-ground” professionals for use by others who have made the commitment to implement or upgrade to certified EHR syste...

Getting Started with Stage 2 Meaningful Use Population and Public Health Menu Objectives

The Stage 2 definition of meaningful use includes one core and three menu population and public health objectives for eligible professionals. To learn more about Stage 2 meaningful use....

Creating a Leadership Team for Successful EHR Implementation

This resource is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers in identifying a leadership team for a successful EHR implementation.  Selecting the right people for an EHR implementation team ...

Immunization Information Systems (IIS)

Immunization information systems (IIS) are confidential, population-based, computerized databases that record all immunization doses administered by participating providers to persons residing within ...

Project Management for Critical Access Hospitals

The Project Management for Critical Access Hospitals presentation is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers with EHR Implementation. It can be used to build consensus among stakeholders,...

Transitions of Care (TOC) Measures in the Stage 2 Summary of Care Objective

The Summary of Care Objective changed from a Menu Objective in Meaningful Use Stage 1 to a Core Objective in Meaningful Use Stage 2. It still includes three transitions of care (TOC) measures for prov...

Video: The Digital Divide

Working in healthcare you will find many people with differing comfort levels with computers. Managing these differences during an EHR implementation can be a challenge. Individual differences in clin...

Workflow Redesign Templates

The following resource is a tool used in the field today and recommended by “boots-on-the-ground” professionals for use by others who have made the commitment to implement or upgrade to certified ...

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Strategies to Optimize your Practice

This Primer introduces CQI concepts, strategies, and techniques a practice can use to design an effective CQI strategy for EHR implementation, achieve Meaningful Use of the system, and ultimately impr...

Frequently Asked Questions about the Patient Portal

Use these FAQs as you implement a patient portal in your practice. ...

Access Medicine: Clinical Decision Support Systems Studies

In contrast to clinical reference material, such as continuously updated online journals and medical texts, computerized clinical decision support systems directly assist the clinician in making decis...

Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Care through Technology

Depression is the third most common reason for a visit to a HRSA Health Center, after diabetes and hypertension. This report discusses how tele-medicine can be used better serve those with mental heal...

Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) in Rural and Critical Access Hospitals

Best practices for implementing CPOE in a rural or critical access hospital setting. ...

EHR Implementation with Minimal Practice Disruption in Primary Care Settings

EHR implementation lessons learned have been compiled from the Regional Extension Centers (RECs) and their EHR Implementation and Project Management Community of Practice. These EHRimplementation le...

Medical Home Podcast

In this Practice Transformation podcast, Sam Cykert explains what a medical home is, the advantages and requirements of becoming a medical home, and how RECs can help practices become medical homes, e...

Blue Button FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Button ...

How Direct Improves Teamwork

An easy to follow infographic that shows how a primary care provider can use Direct when referring a patient to a specialist...

Goals and Objectives for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation

Establishing realistic, measureable goals and objectives for EHR implementation is critical to determine whether or not an implementation was successful.  These guidelines include examples that can b...

Practice Transformation Video for Providers

This brief video describes five practice transformation initiatives (Medical Home, the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative, Accountable Care Organizations, State Innovation Models, and Mil...

Legal Health Record Policy Template

Policy template to determine health care organizations’ legal health records and to ensure integrity for legal and business purposes. ...

Clinical Quality Measure (CQM) Quick Reference Guides

Guides that provide a summary of key information about the EHR fields which must be complete in order for the EHR system to calculate CQMs accurately. Each also includes a Technical Supplement, which ...

Video: Implementing EHRs to Improve Healthcare Quality

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...

Integrating CDS Tools into Ambulatory Care Workflows for Improved Outcomes and Patient Safety

Integrating CDS Tools into Ambulatory Care Workflows for Improved Outcomes and Patient Safety...

Fact Sheet: Providing Patients in Ambulatory Care Settings a Clinical Summary of the Office Visit

The clinical summary provides an opportunity for the clinician to verbally review the information with the patient, reinforce the importance of the summary itself, and explain key pieces of informatio...

Sending Electronic Syndromic Surveillance Data to a Public Health Agency

This resource is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers in understanding health information exchange (HIE) solutions related to the Meaningful Use Menu Measure 10 – Syndromic Survelli...

Health IT Patient Satisfaction Survey

This survey tool is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers assess the impact of health information technology (HIT) adoption to inform quality improvement initiatives.  The results ...

A Premier Approach to Meaningful Use

A video about Premier Physicians Centers, a group of 70 doctors within 25 specialties, said that meaningful use was too big for them to accomplish alone. The help they received from their local Region...

Using Patient Portals in Ambulatory Care Settings Fact Sheet

Patient portals can enhance patient-provider communication and enable patients to check test results, refill prescriptions, review their medical record, and view education materials. In addition, pati...

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