17 February 2012

Upcoming Event: ONC and NACCHO Webinar 2/29

Getting the Incentive: An LHD & REC Plan Webinar  

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has established Regional Extension Centers (RECs) to provide training, guidance and technical assistance to support meaningful users of electronic health records (EHRs). NACCHO and the ONC are teaming up to highlight how RECs and local health departments (LHDs) have discovered ways to tackle meaningful use and incentive payments.  

Join us Feb. 29 from 1- 2PM EDT to hear representatives from the ONC REC program and Cuyahoga County Department of Health.

Topics Covered: 
-What are the Regional Extension Centers?
-Why should your LHD engage with your REC?
-How to determine which electronic health record system is right for your health department 
-How to determine if your LHD is eligible for CMS incentive payments

-ONC, Office of Provider Adoption Support (Regional Extension Center Program)
- James Coates, MS, RS, Researcher Epidemiology, Surveillance and Informatics, Cuyahoga County Board Of Health

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