July 2011

NextGen Healthcare Named VITL Preferred EHR Partner

Submitted by slarose on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 10:53

Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), the federally-designated health IT regional extension center for Vermont, announced today that it has selected an additional preferred EHR partner.

Two new videos on VITL website

Submitted by slarose on Tue, 07/26/2011 - 13:12

We've just posted two new videos on our VITL website.

One is from the Office of the National Coordinator and features interviews on the value that regional extension centers provide. One of those interviewed was VITL's President and CEO David Cochran, MD. Take a look by going to our REC page and scrolling down.

July Meaningful Use Webinar Posted

Submitted by slarose on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 10:58

We've posted the recording of our July 21 webinar on meaningful use, available by clicking here. Topics included:

1) Exchange of key clinical information

2) How a payment is made and to whom

3) What gets checked after you attest

4) Immunization registry

5) Additional and alternative clinical quality measures

6) Minimum number of hours an EP has to work to qualify

7) How numbers are rounded to quality for the Medicaid threshhold

8) Risk and security analysis


Copley Hospital Attests to Meaningful Use

Submitted by slarose on Fri, 07/01/2011 - 07:21

Copley Hospital in Morrisville says it has attested to acheiving stage 1 of meaningful use, the first hospital in Vermont to do so. Copley is using CPSI as its EHR platform.