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Links and Resources

ARRA/HIT Stimulus Links



*** ONC announces HITECH Priority Grants Program Rollout ***
Important news for all hospitals and HIE initiatives seeking information about stimulus grant funding!
http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=1310&mode=2&cached=true

State of NJ 2009 ARRA Grant Information
http://nj.gov/recovery/grant/

References on Electronic Health Records and Personal Health Records
http://www.e-healthcaremarketing.com/blog1/?page_id=188

Revised ONC Meaningful Use Matrix – Published August 14, 2009
http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_10741_888532_0_0_18/FINAL%20MU%20RECOMMENDATIONS%20TABLE.pdf

Meaningful Use Workgroup Update Presentation
http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=18&objID=878093&parentname=CommunityPage&parentid=15&mode=2&in_hi_userid=11113&cached=true

Code Red - How software companies could screw up Obama’s health care reform
http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2009/0907.longman.html

NJ DOH Seeks Proposals for HIE Applications
http://www.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/dhss/njnewsline/view_article.pl?id=3423

CCHIT splits EHR certification into two tiers
Follow this link to find out how the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology is adopting a two-tier system of testing and certifying IT systems.
http://hitconsultant.blogspot.com/2009/09/cchit-splits-ehr-certification-into-two.html



Membership Organizations



American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA)
http://achca.org

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
http://www.ache.org

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
http://ahima.org

American Medical Association (AMA)
http://www.ama-assn.org

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
http://amia2.amia.org

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
http://www.cio-chime.org/default.html



Regulatory Organizations



CDC & ATSDR Home Page
http://www.cdc.gov

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
http://www.jcaho.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
http://www.cms.hhs.gov

National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA)
http://www.ncqa.org



Other Links



NJ Hospitals to Report Patient Safety Statistics
http://nj.gov/governor/news/news/2009/approved/20090831a.html

NJ Department of Health and Senior Services Website
http://www.state.nj.us/health/

NJ Health Information Technology Commission Website
http://www.state.nj.us/health/bc/hitc.shtml

NJ HITC Location (Monthly Meetings)
Department of Health and Senior Services
Health and Agriculture Building
1st Floor Auditorium
369 South Warren Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625

Health Information Technology Commission
http://www.state.nj.us/health/bc/hitc.shtml

e-Healthcare Marketing
http://www.e-healthcaremarketing.com

MDAdvisor: A Journal for the New Jersey Medical Community
https://www.mdadvantageonline.com/mdadvisor/




HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health.

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As the philanthropic arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the HIMSS Foundation is dedicated to furthering healthcare IT professions. Since the early 1990s, we have awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to more than 40 exceptional students  with exceptional results.

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HIMSS JobMine is an interactive online job search tool for healthcare professionals. Candidates can post resumes, receive job alerts, research potential employers, and track responses to job postings.* Employers can use resume searching and job posting tools to add, remove, replace, or modify job postings. Posting your job with JobMine is also more affordable than other job boards.

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  • HIMSS User Groups - The HIMSS Users Group Alliance Program was developed in October 2003 as a means to create a variety of independent communities within HIMSS that help you do your job better. Through the program, HIMSS is collaborating with healthcare IT organizations to provide environments for you to exchange technology-related ideas, challenges, and solutions.

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