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For eight years the Vermont Tech Jam has been a premiere event that attracts an audience ranging from hard core techies to the tech-curious. The "Jam" exposes Vermonters to an economic sector that is...
Joanna.Cummings | October 20th, 2014
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By Ann Guilmette, eHealth SpecialistDuring October 2014 The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) reopened the meaningful use hardship exception application process to avoid the 2015 penalty...
eHealth | October 20th, 2014
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Written by Suzanne McEachron, eHealth SpecialistOn August 29, 2014 CMS and ONC released a final rule granting flexibility to providers who are unable to fully implement 2014 Edition CEHRT for an EHR...
eHealth | September 25th, 2014
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I had the opportunity to meet with the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, twice over the last two weeks. Once at a session hosted by the ONC in Washington...
Mike.Gagnon | September 12th, 2014
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VITL is a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve health care, and a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week during September 15 to 19. National Health IT Week is...
Joanna.Cummings | September 10th, 2014
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Among the sessions that  will be held at the 2014 VITL Summit is a panel discussion offering a unique opportunity for attendees to get a glimpse into the state of health information exchanges across...
rgibson | August 25th, 2014
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Written by Kat Meyer, eHealth Specialist. I am a nurse. I am also an eHealth Specialist and a Certified Meaningful Use Professional, but the title I identify with most strongly with is: nurse. My...
eHealth | August 18th, 2014
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Written by Jennifer Morgan, eHealth Specialist. Is your practice engaging patients with a patient portal connected to your EHR? Think about how to utilize this portal to streamline workflows and...
eHealth | July 16th, 2014
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During May and June of 2014 VITL eHealth specialists and project managers met with CEOs and IT directors from the Visiting Nurse Associations (VNA) of Vermont. Chris Sweeney, Kat Meyer and Suzanne...
Joanna.Cummings | July 7th, 2014
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Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. The statement makes an effective motto for motivating people to take action. So does Dave deBronkart--also known as ePatient Dave--a health policy...
Joanna.Cummings | July 7th, 2014


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