Today, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) announces its Certification Program for Meaningful Use Stage 1, the first in 3 stages of the CMS/ONC health IT incentive program. The press release is available here: http://www.cchit.org/media/news/2010/01/commission-updates-certification-programs-new-hhs-rules.
CCHIT released 3 gap analyses for Eligible Providers, Hospitals, and Security to assist those that were previously CCHIT Certified get into compliance with MU Stage 1. The gap analyses and certification program details are available here: http://www.cchit.org/get_certified.
CCHIT is hosting a public “Town Call” on January 27 at 3PM CT to discuss the gap analyses and ARRA Preliminary Certification programs. For details about connecting to this call, go here: http://www.cchit.org/about/towncalls/hhs-ifr-hit-gap-analysis.