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EHR Implementation Resources

Where are you in the EHR implementation process? Visit our resource repository to find the tools you need to help you achieve your implementation goals. View and vote on the resources you find most helpful.

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Looking for Solutions to Common Meaningful Use Challenges?

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) understands the challenges providers experience when implementing EHRs and achieving meaningful use. Solutions have been created focusing on helping to solve challenges encountered in the field.

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Find Out About Incentive Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making available up to $27 billion in EHR incentive payments.

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Incentive Programs

Looking for Local Help on Electronic Health Record Implementation?

The ONC’s Regional Extension Centers (RECs), located in every region of the country, serve as a support and resource center to assist providers in EHR implementation and Health IT needs. RECs “bridge the technology gap” by helping providers navigate the EHR adoption process from vendor selection and workflow analysis to implementation and meaningful use.

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Is your Hospital located in a Rural Setting?

Read more about Resources specifically for Critical Access Hospitals and Small Rural Hospitals.

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New e-Prescribing Guide

What is your e-prescribing system capable of doing? Can your use of e-prescribing technology be optimized for safer patient care and better efficiency? Well, we posted a new guide that highlights some key questions you should consider and potential changes you or your practice can make to better manage medication use through the e-prescribing process.

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Lessons Learned from Community Cooperative Agreement Programs

The Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program demonstrates how health IT investments and meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) advance the vision of patient-centered care, while achieving the three-part aim of better health, better care at lower cost.

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How are the Tools and Resources on HealthIT.gov Developed?

The National Learning Consortium (NLC) represents a collective body of knowledge and resources designed to support health care providers and Health IT professionals working towards the implementation, adoption, and meaningful use of certified EHR systems.

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Learn about Health Information Exchange (HIE)

The demand for electronic HIE from one health care professional to another is growing along with nationwide efforts to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivery. Learn about HIE, its benefits, and how to get started.

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Looking for a career in Health IT?

As the nation moves towards a more technologically advanced health care system, providers will need a highly skilled health information technology (IT) workforce to support them in the adoption, implementation and meaningful use of electronic health records. Learn about available career choices.

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