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CCHIT, Drummond Group Named First EHR Certification Bodies

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology and the Drummond Group Inc. were yesterday named the  first technology-review entities authorized to test and certify electronic health record systems for compliance with the standards and certification criteria issued by the Department of Health and Human Services earlier this year. EHR vendors …

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HHS Issues Proposed Rule for Certifying EHRs

The Health and Human Services Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are creating a program that will enable vendors to obtain certifications for their electronic health record systems, so they can qualify for economic stimulus law incentives. In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on March 2, the …

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