CCHIT launches new certification programs

July 28, 2010
CCHIT announced July 27 the launch of new CCHIT Certified programs for electronic health records (EHRs) in Behavioral Health, both as an optional addition to Ambulatory EHR certification and as a standalone Behavioral Health EHR used in other outpatient settings, Dermatology, and Long-Term and Post-Acute Care, which also includes optional add-on certifications for EHRs used in skilled nursing facilities and home health. Applications for certification of these products are now being accepted and final criteria, test scripts and certification materials are available at http://cchit.org. CCHIT also offers special certification programs for Cardiovascular Medicine, Child Health and Emergency Departments. In addition, a certification program for EHRs used in Clinical Research will be available in fall 2010, and programs in Women’s Health and Oncology are in development for launch in spring 2011.

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