Vermont REC releases 2013 Annual Report

Feb. 10, 2014

The Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL), the state’s regional extension center (REC), recently released the VITL 2013 Annual Report. The report highlights VITL’s accomplishments in 2013, which include:

Significant expansion of Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE) connectivity:

  • 13 of 14 Vermont hospitals and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center sending clinical data
  • 10 of 11 Vermont Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • 335 non-hospital interfaces connecting 130 health care organizations
  • Vermont Department of Health Immunization Registry interface
  • Interfaces to OneCare Vermont

VHIE is now transporting more than 2.2 million clinical data messages per month with the successful pilot program for the web-based provider portal (VITLAccess).

Stage 1 Meaningful Use Milestones:

  • Live Electronic Health Record (EHR): 924 providers
  • Meaningful Use: 571 eligible professionals

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