2014 Posts

South Cove Community Health Center Uses Electronic Health Records to Increase Patient Follow Ups

Laurance Stuntz, MeHI | September 17, 2014

Leads to Increased Cancer Screening and Better Diabetes Management
The nation’s 62 Regional Extension Centers (RECs) have helped hundreds of thousands of health care providers, doctors, health clinics, and small rural hospitals across the nation learn the best practices for implementing and using electronic health records, or EHRs.  Working closely with partners in their cities and towns, RECs are helping drive innovation by assisting healthcare providers to spur practice transformation and provide better health care to their patients.

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Advancing Adoption, Interoperability and Transformation – Regional Extension Centers Surpass 100,000 Providers to Stage 1 Meaningful Use

Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo |

In February 2014 we highlighted our regional extension centers’ (REC) success in supporting adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), and today, during National customessaywriters.info Week 2014, we are proud to announce the RECs have surpassed their goal and  now support over 100,000 providers to demonstrate Stage 1 Meaningful Use.

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Announcing the New Blue Button Toolkit

Maya Uppaluru | September 15, 2014

A Single Source for Technical Standards & Guidelines to Support Patient Access to Their Health Data
Blue Button is for every person, provider, and community interested in improving care and health through information access and use.  As part of the Blue Button Initiative, we are launching the .

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