CUNY SPS: Health Information Management

Electronic Health Records (EHR): Introductory Resources

Decipher the Acronyms

ACI=Advancing Care Information

APM=Advanced Alternative Payment Models

ARRA=American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

CEHRT=Certified EHR Technology

CMS=Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), within HHS (Department of Health & Human Services)

EHR= electronic Health Record

EMR= electronic Medical Record

HIE=Health Information Exchange

HIPAA=Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HITECH=Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

MACRA=Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

MIPS= Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

MU=Meaningful Use (Medicare EHR Incentive Program)

ONC=Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

PHR= personal health record

PI=Promoting Interoperability

PQRS=Physician Quality Reporting Program/System

REC=Regional Extension Center

VBPM= Value Based Payment Modifier


EHR Certification

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