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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Webinars

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



News

  • CMS Announces Entrepreneurs and Innovators Can Now Access Medicare Data

    July 13, 2015

    Acting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, Andy Slavitt, announced a new policy that for the first time will allow innovators and entrepreneurs to access CMS data, such as Medicare claims. As part of the Administration’s commitment to use of data and information to drive transformation of the healthcare delivery system, CMS will ...
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  • CHITREC Is Part of New Alliance Investigating Cardiovascular Quality Strategies

    July 13, 2015

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine a $15 million grant to establish a new multidisciplinary consortium focused on quality improvement and the prevention of strokes and heart attacks.

    The consortium, known as the Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3), will assist 300 independent clinics and health care ...
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  • Updated eCQM Measures for 2016 eReporting Now Available

    July 13, 2015

    CMS has updated select electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) that eligible professionals and eligible hospitals will electronically report in 2016. The original versions of the measures were posted on CMS’ website on May 1, 2015 for the annual update of the 2014 measure set. Errors were found in the XML renderings of 12 eligible professional ...
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