Implementation Resources Suggested Best Practices for Key Implementation Components



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Professional Associations & Non-Profits

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
    AHIMA is the association of health information management professionals, and actively monitors and develops resources to assist in understanding the key components of the HITECH Act and their impact on industry and practice.
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
    HIMSS is a comprehensive healthcare-stakeholder membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. The HIMSS web site includes tools, resources and educational opportunities to equip and educate its members and others to make sound strategic decisions on the implications of the HITECH Act.
  • The Markle Foundation
    Markle’s Health initiatives focus on the development of policies to help consumers and clinicians improve the health of all citizens, and accelerate the use and implementation of new technologies to strengthen the nation’s health care system.