More Certification Options Could Lead to More EHR Adoption

October 2009
Health Data Management;Oct2009, Vol. 17 Issue 10, Special section p4
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The article discusses the advantages of more certification options for electronic health record (EHR) adoption. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has forced all health care organizations to adopt EHR system. To meet the challenges of the EHR bandwagon, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) have designed more varied and flexible certification options, according to the author. The organization developed three certification approaches to meet the demands of providers with a broad range of certified products.


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