Category: CORHIO e-Newsletter

  • Over 100 Physicians & Practice Managers Attend EHR Selection Summit

    Date: May 25th, 2011Topics: EHRs, Meaningful Use
    Over 100 physicians and practice managers traveled across the state to attend the Colorado EHR Selection Summit last week. The Summit was hosted by CORHIO and the Colorado Regional Extension Center (CO-REC) to help physicians gain practical information about certified EHR technologies.
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  • Health Information Exchange Instrumental to Success of State’s First Medicaid ACO

    Date: May 25th, 2011Topics: HIE, Accountable Care
    Colorado Springs health care providers are launching the state’s first Regional Care Coordination Organization (RCCO) on June 1, which aims to coordinate care across all providers and establish accountability for Medicaid patients' health outcomes while reducing costs. The use of interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) and participation in CORHIO’s health information exchange (HIE) will be a vital component of the RCCOs achievement of its functionality and performance.
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  • Nearly 1,800 Primary Care Providers Now Enrolled for EHR Help with CO-REC

    Date: May 4th, 2011Topics: EHRs, Regional Extension Center
    Nearly 1,800 primary care providers across Colorado have now signed-up for assistance in adopting an electronic health record (EHR) system with the Colorado Regional Extension Center (CO-REC). CO-REC is a federally-funded initiative of CORHIO and is being executed with the help of six partner organizations in Colorado.
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  • Northern Colorado Providers on the Move

    Date: May 4th, 2011Topics: CORHIO Network, Colorado Hospitals & Health Systems
    Nearly a dozen health care organizations across northern Colorado have committed to collaborate on improving patient care using CORHIO’s health information exchange (HIE). The providers range in size from a solo, primary care practice in Fort Collins to a large health system with multiple hospitals across the region.
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  • Attestation for EHR Incentive Program Is Now Open

    Date: May 4th, 2011Topics: EHRs, Meaningful Use
    Meaningful Use attestation for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is now open to eligible physicians and hospitals through the Centers for the Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website. Colorado primary care providers are encouraged to use Colorado Regional Extension Center’s (CO-REC) services, provided at no cost, to help guide them through the attestation process.
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  • Connecting Your EHR to the HIE: Decoded

    Date: April 13th, 2011Topics: HIE, EHRs
    With the proper deployment and adoption of health information exchange (HIE), a health care landscape that was once fragmented can transition to a powerful network focused on quality, safety and efficiency. Now is the time to embrace data exchange, and here are a few simple steps to keep in mind on your road to connecting to the HIE.
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  • CORHIO Officially Launches HIE

    Date: April 13th, 2011Topics: CORHIO Network, Colorado Hospitals & Health Systems
    The CORHIO health information exchange (HIE) officially launched this month with 11 medical practices, 11 hospitals and 4 community mental health centers having committed to join CORHIO’s HIE. By connecting to the secure network, physicians and other medical care providers will have access to important health information about their patients, including lab test and pathology results, x-ray, MRI and other imaging reports and physician transcription reports.
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