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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  • 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


  • Rip and Replace - EHR Vendor Selection & Reselection
    Date: October 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Looking for a new EHR but not sure how to make the switch? Join us to learn how other practices have successfully changed EHR vendors and kept up with Meaningful Use. Clinical Implementation Manager Sam Ross while share his best practices for locating and exchanging EHR vendors, and our guest speaker will offer words of advice from experience. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=664593917


  • Creating Your Online Presence
    Date: November 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Description: Patients are now more than ever turning to the internet for answers to their healthcare questions. By creating a professional online presence, eligible providers can interact with patients using social media and blogs as platforms to provide information and support for their patients’ needs. Join CHITREC Outreach Manager Eva Winckler as she outlines the importance of creating an online presence and the various mediums you can use to do so. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=667446143


  • Audit Preparation
    Date: December 4, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Worried about a potential audit? Don’t wait until the last minute to start preparing. CHITREC experts will offer recommendations about screenshots or other documentation where we anticipate it will be most helpful for an auditor. Join us to learn how you can safeguard your practice. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=669431972


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