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REACH Client, Altru, Receives HIMSS Stage 7 Designation

HIMSS Analytics awarded Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D, with a  Stage 7 Award, and 21 Altru Health System clinics located throughout North Dakota and Minnesota with Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards. Altru has been supported by REACH with HIT consultation and education for the past five years. REACH congratulates Altru on this achievement.

Minnesota and North Dakota Providers Look to the Future with Health Information Technology

Initially designed to raise national awareness of health information technology, National Health IT Week offers the opportunity for some celebration in its ninth year.  Supported by Regional Extension Centers (RECs) nationwide, including REACH (Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT) in Minnesota and North Dakota, today more than 91 percent of

New Course Available: Patient Engagement in Health Information

Access to electronic health information shared by providers and patient enables collaboration in informed decision making. This course will provide guidance on how you can Let Patients Help achieve better health outcomes more efficiently and meet Meaningful Use criteria.

Making EHRs Work for You and Your Patients

Consultants from the Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT (REACH), a nonprofit federal HIT Regional Extension Center, can help you get EHR right. REACH services are available to Minnesota and North Dakota providers of all types and sizes across the continuum of care.

REACH will work with all eligible providers, regardless of which ATCB certified product they choose to achieve meaningful use.

REACH works with you to improve the quality and value of care you deliver, through adopting and meaningfully using an EHR.

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REACH Client, Altru, Receives HIMSS Stage 7 Designation

HIMSS Analytics awarded Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D, with a  Stage 7 Award, and 21 Altru Health System clinics located throughout North Dakota and Minnesota with Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards. Altru has been supported by REACH with HIT consultation and education for the past five years. REACH congratulates Altru on this achievement.

Health Information Exchange (HIE) Lessons from Six States

ONC published a case study focused on health information exchange in six states (Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming).

Attestation Deadline for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals Extended

CMS is extending the deadline for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 2014 reporting year from 11:59 pm EST on November 30, 2014 to 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2014.