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A Continuity of Care Document (CCD) contains a set of medical facts about a patient who may need to transition from one care setting to another, such as from a hospital to long-term care facility. A...
Joanna.Cummings | August 19th, 2015
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By eHealth Specialist Kat Meyer Are you having trouble keeping up with the evolving Meaningful Use requirements? Join us for Vermont Information Technology Leaders' (VITL) Summit '15 on September...
eHealth | August 19th, 2015
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VITL is announcing three leadership changes in the client services and operations departments. These changes are designed to strengthen VITL's customer focus, enhance operations and continue to...
Joanna.Cummings | July 29th, 2015
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By eHealth Specialist Jennifer Lavalley Do you ever question whether a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) should be put into place between your organization and an organization you are associated or...
eHealth | July 28th, 2015
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This article is reposted with permission from author John Halamka M.D. It was originally posted on John's blog, Life as a HealthCare CIO. In my various state, federal, and international roles I...
Joanna.Cummings | July 28th, 2015
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By eHealth Specialist Fran Clark Achieving Meaningful Use can be a confusing and challenging endeavor for providers and their staff. VITL understands your frustration and has created a Meaningful Use...
eHealth | June 30th, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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


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