CHITREC Presents the LAUNCH Program

The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) is proud to announce the creation of LAUNCH, a program designed to support healthcare providers as they strive to reach health IT goals, including EHR adoption and Meaningful Use attestation.

LAUNCH offers comprehensive services and personalized education in assessment and planning, electronic health record (EHR) selection, Meaningful Use education and gap analysis, workflow redesign, incentive program registration and attestation, privacy and security guidance, and other customized services based on your needs.

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Preparing to Attest?

CHITREC offers webinars to help you with the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs. We provide information on hot topics such as Privacy & Security and Health Information Exchange (HIE) to keep you informed, as well as the basics of attestation. Learn how to prepare for attestation and get a sneak preview of the attestation system with our webinar recordings.

Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Help Desk

Contact us for Attestation, Registration, and Meaningful Use answers.
855-MU-HELP-1
(855-684-3571)
hfs.ehrincentive@illinois.gov
Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm



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Events

  • IMN's HealthIMPACT Midwest Forum
    Date: September 8, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Location: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 North East Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611
    Description: HealthIMPACT Midwest is designed by and for health system leaders, providing an unmatched faculty of your peers who cut through the hype and share mission critical insights that you can put into place when you return to your organization. The highly interactive format promotes collaboration between senior leadership responsible for IT infrastructure, clinical operations, informatics and analytics, security, and compliance. This creates a unique environment that bridges the gap between technology, clinical practice, and organizational performance to ensure you stop wasting time on projects destined to fail and focus on those that have an impact on the delivery of high quality care across your organization. Join the growing list of health systems that know the HealthIMPACT Forum is the one day that will have a huge impact on your entire year. http://www.imn.org/himw


  • National Health IT Week
    Date: September 15, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


  • National Health IT Week
    Date: September 15, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


  • National Health IT Week
    Date: September 15, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


  • Improving Your Practice Through EHR Optimization
    Date: September 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Already meeting Meaningful Use? Join us to learn additional ways to maximize your EHR beyond Meaningful Use and the EHR incentive programs. Matt Sakumoto, MD will share tips on enhancing patient experience and discuss supplemental options available to you using your EHR. There’s more to be done, and CHITREC can help. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=668061496


  • National Health IT Week
    Date: September 15, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


  • National Health IT Week
    Date: September 15, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


  • 7th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference
    Date: September 23, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Location: Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.
    Description: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pleased to co-host the 7th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, on September 23 & 24, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C. The conference will explore the current health information technology security landscape and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. This event will highlight the present state of health information security, and practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security Rule. The Security Rule sets federal standards to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic protected health information by requiring HIPAA covered entities and their business associates to implement and maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards. The conference will offer sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations will cover a variety of current topics including updates on the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule, breach management, strengthening cybersecurity in the health care sector, integrating security safeguards into health IT, managing risk, securing mobile devices, and more. Participants can choose to participate on-site, or through a live web cast. Lunch and refreshments are included in the on-site registration fee. All registrations include access to archived webcast presentations and materials. REGISTER NOW: http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/safeguarding-health-information-building-assurance-through-hipaa-security-2014.cfm


  • 7th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference
    Date: September 23, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Location: Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.
    Description: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pleased to co-host the 7th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, on September 23 & 24, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C. The conference will explore the current health information technology security landscape and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. This event will highlight the present state of health information security, and practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security Rule. The Security Rule sets federal standards to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic protected health information by requiring HIPAA covered entities and their business associates to implement and maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards. The conference will offer sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations will cover a variety of current topics including updates on the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule, breach management, strengthening cybersecurity in the health care sector, integrating security safeguards into health IT, managing risk, securing mobile devices, and more. Participants can choose to participate on-site, or through a live web cast. Lunch and refreshments are included in the on-site registration fee. All registrations include access to archived webcast presentations and materials. REGISTER NOW: http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/safeguarding-health-information-building-assurance-through-hipaa-security-2014.cfm


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