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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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.
Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm


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    February 24, 2015

    Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts initiative recognized 30 public and private health care practices and systems across the country as Hypertension Control Champions for their success in helping patients control high blood pressure. Among them is CHITREC-nominated Health IT Fellow Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP.

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  • Register with MURS by March 1, 2015

    February 13, 2015

    To claim Meaningful Use incentive dollars, Illinois providers are required to use the Meaningful Use Registration System (MURS) to identify the public health measures you will use for 2015 attestation.

    Please visit to complete your registration.

    ***Open the instructions document and follow it exactly while you are ...
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  • Meaningful Use Attestation Deadlines fast approaching

    February 6, 2015

    For 2014, if you were unable to fully implement 2014 Edition Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) due to delays in 2014 CEHRT availability, you still have the option to attest using the Flexibility Rule.

    The Flexibility Rule allows you to attest using 2011 Edition CEHRT or a ...
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