ONC: Hospitals Exchanging More Data, Increasing Use of Certified EHRs

Most hospitals have upgraded or are planning to upgrade their EHRs to meet certification criteria, and hospitals are sharing more data electronically than ever before, according to an ONC analysis of American Hospital Association data.

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Video: Tips on Passing the CCS Exam

Jo Santos, RHIA, senior manager, certification services at AHIMA/CCHIIM, gives quick tips on how to prepare for the CCS exam in this video.

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EHR Incentives and Product Certification

In the August magazine, Mark Leavitt, MD, PhD, describes how product certification reduces risk and effort in selecting electronic health record systems. Certification also plays a role in promoting financial incentives for physician practices that adopt EHRs. Organizations offering incentives necessarily put eligibility requirements around EHR systems to ensure that participating systems can deliver baseline benefits in quality...

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