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OVERVIEW CAH and Rural Hospitals August 2012. Goals and Objectives Collaborate with Statewide Partners Competent Technical Teams Work Collaboratively.

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1 OVERVIEW CAH and Rural Hospitals August 2012

2 Goals and Objectives Collaborate with Statewide Partners Competent Technical Teams Work Collaboratively with State HIE (GA DCH) Excellent Quality Service Build a National Reputation as a Reliable HIT Source

3 GA-HITREC Funding & 4-Year Objectives  $20.5 million to assist providers with selection, successful implementation, and meaningful use of certified EHR systems  $19.5 million – Individual Providers  $1 million – CA and Rural Hospitals  5,200 Priority Primary Care Providers  Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB-GYN, Peds  MD, DO, NP, PA  56 Critical Access Hospitals  Work Collaboratively with Statewide HIE ($13m)

4 RECs Support Critical Access and Rural Hospitals  RECs Support Critical Access and Rural Hospitals

5 Goals and Objectives Provides Support to help providers meet qualifications for Medicaid and Medicare incentives NO direct funding to providers Funds are drawn down per milestone

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7 7 It is our aim to become the Health Information Technology Center for physicians and CAH/RH across the state of Georgia We are here to serve YOU! GA-HITREC Technical Services for CAH/RH

8 8 Vendor Selection Assistance EHR System “Go-Live” Support and MU Gap Analysis Attestation Assistance Medicaid Medicare Existing Technical Service Areas for CAH/RH (Free)

9 9 Privacy and Security: Assessment & Remediation Paper Chart Conversion to Digital Charts Reimbursement Services for Medicaid and Medicare ICD-10: Assessment & Remediation Services Information Technology and Telecom Services New Technical Service Areas for CAH/RH (Fee-Based)

10 Outreach and Education  Customer service, disseminating information  Access to the Online Training Center at hitrec.org 24/7/365www.ga- hitrec.org  Webinars  Live Group Training Events

11 WEBINARS Join us for Health IT LUNCH N LEARN 3rd Tuesday of each month at 12:30 We’ll present topics of interest which may include:  Patient Engagement Strategies – May 15  Medicare/Medicaid Attestation – June 19  Preparing for ICD-10 transition – July 17  Health Info Technology: HIE, Direct Exchange,  Medicaid Year 2 - August 21  Using Patient Data to Improve Health  Outcomes – Sept. 18  Meaningful Use and Value Based Purchasing – Oct 16

12 Meaningful Use Vanguard Program Celebrating Our Frontline Trailblazers for Leading the Quest Toward Meaningful Use“ Recognizing GA- HITREC providers who have reached MU Honorees include 7 individual providers and 10 Critical Access and Rural Hospitals

13 Under Resources on the GA-HITREC website, you’ll find attestation guides, regulations, workbooks, and more. Take some time to read these materials to help you through your process.

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16 ONC Workforce Curriculum now available To get more information about each class, visit the online training center and click on the course of interest.  ONC Component 1: Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.  ONC Component 3: Terminology in Health Care and Public Health Settings  ONC Component 8: Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems

17  These are 7 components recommended in preparation for the CHITP-ISS certification exam.  Terminology in Health Care and Public Health Settings  2.Introduction to Information and Computer Science  3.Working with Health IT Systems – coming soon  4.Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems  5.Networking and Health Information Exchange – coming soon  6.Configuring EHRs – coming soon  7.Special Topics Course on Vendor-Specific Systems Certified Health Information Technology Professional – Implementation Support Specialist Scholarships are being awarded to GA-HITREC hospitals for the courses, a combined value of $700. to apply. Once approved, you will receive the promotional code that will give you access to this certification opportunity. The CHITP-ISS exam will be

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21 Website Resources community/healthit_hhs_gov__home/ 1204http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt/ community/healthit_hhs_gov__home/ 1204 https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and- Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePro grams/index.html?redirect=/EHRIncen tivePrograms/https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and- Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePro grams/index.html?redirect=/EHRIncen tivePrograms/ community/healthit_hhs_gov__critical _access_hospitals/3152http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt/ community/healthit_hhs_gov__critical _access_hospitals/3152

22 Contacts: Sherri Ackerman Barbara Scarlette Dr. Denise Hines Or the call center number:


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