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Monday Technology Tip- Common EHR-Related Acronyms

Posted by Chad Sines on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 @ 07:00 AM

Med-Line EHR Training

This week I wanted to share a few common EHR-related acronyms. These are terms that if you have not heard many times yet, you will. This is information that you will become very knowledgable as your learning evolves. We will discuss them next week, so for now just learn what each means. 

 

Abbreviation

Expansion

CCHIT

Certification Commission for Health Information
Technology

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

EHR/EMR

Electronic Health Record/Electronic Medical Record

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HL7

Health Level 7

HITECH ACT

Health Information Technology for Economic and
Clinical Health

SRT/VRT

Speech Recognition Technology/Voice Recognition
Technology

HIM

Health Information Management

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