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By eHealth Specialist Betsey Walton On April 10, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a new proposed rule for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR)...
eHealth | May 26th, 2015
When was the last time you got excited about reading an article or book on technology? If the answer is “all the time” then consider yourself in the minority. Technology is the backbone that makes...
Joanna.Cummings | April 27th, 2015
By eHealth Specialist Ann Guilmette A HIPAA security risk analysis is a process that helps ensure that a practice is following national security standards for protected health information (PHI). It...
eHealth | April 27th, 2015
Clinicians are facing many challenges with implementing health IT in their practices. VITL wants to hear from clinicians about their challenges, so we formed a Provider Advisory Committee made up of...
Joanna.Cummings | March 30th, 2015
By eHealth Specialist Kat Meyer IMPORTANT UPDATE, March 2, 2015: New EHR Attestation Deadline for Medicare Eligible Professionals: March 20, 2015 Eligible professionals now have until 11:59 pm ET on...
eHealth | February 27th, 2015
Recently Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Medicity and VITL met the old-fashioned way—face-to-face—at the VITL office in Burlington to complete the second phase of a hospital interface project....
Joanna.Cummings | February 26th, 2015
The first time that a Vermonter will usually encounter Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) is when they visit a health care provider, and are asked to give consent to allow the health care...
Joanna.Cummings | February 3rd, 2015
By Fran Clark, VITL eHealth Specialist Whether you are attesting for Stage 1 or Stage 2, start the year off strong by being prepared for significant changes to Meaningful Use. Key changes that may...
eHealth | January 26th, 2015
By eHealth Specialist Christine Sweeny Run Meaningful Use (MU) reports now to make sure that you are on track to meet thresholds for your MU reporting period. Complete/update your Security Risk...
eHealth | December 17th, 2014
Primary Care Health Partners (PCHP) continue to advance their technological capabilities with sending and receiving patient data via the Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE). During November...
Joanna.Cummings | December 16th, 2014

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