Strategies for Obtaining Electronic Health Record Technology Certification
Bellevue, Wash. – Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that Pharmacy OneSource, software-as-a-service provider of Sentri7, a clinical surveillance, documentation and reporting tool, is hosting a complimentary webinar with Bambi Rose, RHIT, of BLR Solutions, and Jim Tate of EMR Advocate, on "EHR Technology Certification for Hospitals: Complete and Modular Options."
To be eligible for the CMS Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, a hospital must possess Certified EHR Technology complying with 100 percent of the government criteria. Rose and Tate will explore the importance of technology certification as well as the different paths to obtaining it. In addition, the process of readiness assessment and who should be on your core team will be discussed.
EHR Technology Certification for Hospitals: Complete and Modular Options
DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
About the Presenters: Bambi Rose, RHIT, is the President and CEO of BLR Solutions, LLC. She has extensive experience working with vendors and providers helping them to prepare for technology certification testing under the ARRA Meaningful Use incentive program and other proprietary certification programs. Bambi also has years of experience evaluating, selecting, purchasing and implementing electronic health record systems in both the ambulatory provider and hospital environments, and she has worked with most of the major vendors in the marketplace.
Jim Tate, President of EMR Advocate, Inc., is a nationally recognized expert on the CMS EHR Incentive Program and the “meaningful use of certified technology.” He is an accomplished project manager and has led numerous EHR implementations in the United States and Asia. Jim has worked with over 130 HIT vendors in the development and certification of both EHR and Practice Management systems. He is the author of The Incentive Roadmap, the first step-by-step manual to help medical practices achieve the CMS EHR Incentives.
About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource® is healthcare's #1 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. Our more than 100 innovative team members provide best-in-class, SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health-systems worldwide. Our SaaS solutions contribute to swift and safe healthcare through earlier, easier and better access to data. More than 1,300 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize our HIPAA compliant web-based services.
Pharmacy OneSource is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2010 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.7 billion).