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 Medicaid EHR incentive program. Learn how to prepare for attestation and get a sneak preview of the attestation system.

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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  • Stage 2 Webinar Series: #4 Introduction to 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs)
    Date: April 23, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Whether you are working to meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures in 2014 or are gearing up for future years, CHITREC’s Stage 2 webinar series gives eligible professionals a solid understanding of what it takes. CHITREC Clinical Implementation Manager Kathy FitzGibbon, RN, BSN, MS, CPHIT, presents each stand-alone webinar that focuses on one aspect of Stage 2 and includes an interactive Q&A at the end. **Part IV: Introduction to 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) ** The webinar describes why CQMs are important and what you can do to meet these measures. Kathy explains changes between 2013 and 2014 CQMs and discusses reporting periods. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=663992020 _______________________________________ Learn about and register for other webinars in the series: Part I: An Overview https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=668004884 Part II: Core Measures https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=662386552 Part III: Menu Measures https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=661293887 Part IV: Introduction to 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=663992020 Part V: 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=665745873


  • Privacy & Security in the EHR World Workshop
    Date: April 29, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Northwestern University, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611Lakeview Conference Room, 11th floor Rubloff
    Description: CHITREC's workshop takes a close look at Privacy and Security in the EHR industry and offers best practices attendees can use to securely maintain patient data. CHITREC’s privacy and security officer, Alex Cohn, CISSP, will provide each attendee with details on performing a security risk assessment as required by MU measures, understanding HIPAA and HITECH, and accessing the tools needed to help practices achieve the privacy and security. Where is the event located? Northwestern University 750 N. Lake Shore Drive Lakeview Conference Room, 11th floor Chicago, IL 60611 Who should attend? Vendors interested in performing risk assessments, practice managers, EHR Coordinators, providers, and anyone responsible for or interested in privacy and security issues. What will you learn? HIPAA and HITECH Meaningful Use measure on Privacy and Security Security risk analysis What tools do I receive? Risk Assessment Questionnaire HIPAA – HITECH Privacy and Security Checklist Sample Information Security Policies and Templates Best Practices Checklists Cost: $500 If you have a group of 4 or more, we can arrange a special session for you. Please contact events@chitrec.org if you are interested in this option.


  • Stage 2 Webinar Series: #5 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs)
    Date: April 30, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Whether you are working to meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures in 2014 or are gearing up for future years, CHITREC’s Stage 2 webinar series gives eligible professionals a solid understanding of what it takes. CHITREC Clinical Implementation Manager Kathy FitzGibbon, RN, BSN, MS, CPHIT, presents each stand-alone webinar that focuses on one aspect of Stage 2 and includes an interactive Q&A at the end. **Part V: 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs)** The webinar covers the recommended adult and pediatric CQMs and gives tips on meeting the measures. Additional CQMs are discussed as well. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=665745873 _________________________________ Learn about and register for other webinars in the series: Part I: An Overview https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=668004884 Part II: Core Measures https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=662386552 Part III: Menu Measures https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=661293887 Part IV: Introduction to 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=663992020 Part V: 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=665745873


  • 2014 Attestation & Patient Volume Calculation
    Date: May 7, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Webinar
    Description: Whether you completed an attestation or decided to skip 2013, you made it through the attestation period. Now's the time to look ahead and be ready for 2014. Clinical Implementation Manager Sam Ross gives Eligible Professionals an overview on calculating patient volume and ways to start preparing to meet the measures necessary to reach Meaningful Use. Join us and get ready for 2014 attestation now. REGISTER NOW: https://chitrecevents.webex.com/chitrecevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=662526710


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