CCHIT Approves Inpatient, ED and Enterprise EHR Criteria | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

CCHIT Approves Inpatient, ED and Enterprise EHR Criteria

June 23, 2008
by root
| Reprints

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT, Chicago) has published its approved final criteria for certification of inpatient and emergency department EHR products and enterprise EHR certification for vendors providing interoperable ambulatory, inpatient, and ED records.

The first round of applications for certification under the new 2008 criteria will be accepted August 1-14, with certified products expected to be announced in November. The final certification criteria, test scripts and associated program policy documents can be accessed (are available) on the Commission’s Web site. Also available at the site are documents for public comments, which can be posted through July 20.

The application period for ambulatory, child health and cardiovascular medicine EHRs will run from July 1-14. Vendor education sessions are being offered July 29-31 for all CCHIT Certified 08 EHR programs (check back at CCHIT on June 24 for details).

Get the latest information on Health IT and attend other valuable sessions at this two-day Summit providing healthcare leaders with educational content, insightful debate and dialogue on the future of healthcare and technology.

Learn More

Topics

News

Boston Children's Accelerates Data-Driven Approach to Clinical Research

In an effort to bring a more data-driven approach to clinical research, Boston Children’s Hospital has joined the TriNetX global health research network.

Paper Records, Films Most Common Type of Healthcare Data Breach, Study Finds

Despite the high level of hospital adoption of electronic health records and federal incentives to do so, paper and films were the most frequent location of breached data in hospitals, according to a recent study.

AHA Appoints Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced that John Riggi has joined the association as senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk.

Report: Healthcare Accounted for 45% of All Ransomware Attacks in 2017

Healthcare fell victim to more ransomware attacks than any other industry in 2017, according to a new report from global cybersecurity insurance company Beazley.

Study: Use of EHRs Does Not Reduce Administrative Costs

A recent study by Duke University and Harvard Business School researchers found that costs for processing a single bill ranged from $20 for a primary care visit to $215 for an inpatient surgical procedure, or up to 25 percent of revenue.

Kibbe to Step Down as CEO of DirectTrust

David Kibbe, M.D., M.B.A., announced he would step down as president and CEO of DirectTrust at the end of the year.