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  • HHS issues clarifications for EHR certification On June 10, the DHHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued the following clarifications with regard to EHR certification:A combination of certified EHR Modules can be used to meet the definition of Certified EHR Technology.Combining certified EHR Modules or certified EHR Modules with a certified Complete EHR (or even two certified Complete EHRs) will not invalidate the certification assigned to the EHR technologies.ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies (ONC-ATCBs) are not required to examine the compatibility of two or more EHR Modules with each other.The ONC-ATCBs do not favor large developers, and such favoritism is precluded by the international standards to which ONC-ATCBs must adhere.Certification doesn’t ...
    Posted Jul 6, 2011, 3:01 PM by John Little
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