CHCN clinics made incredible progress on Meaningful Use in 2013, due to the hard work of multi-disciplinary teams which included clinical, executive, administrative, quality, IT and EHR leadership. During the year, EHR go-lives increased from two clinics fully live on the EHR and another in progress to five clinics fully live and all eight clinics […]

by Molly Hart Dr. Edwin Munich is the Medical Director of Information Technology at LifeLong Medical Care (LMC), he is also serving as one of three interim Chief Medical Officiers at LLMC. He has been the EHR Clinical Lead during LMC’s implementation of the NextGen electronic health record (EHR) system at three LMC sites. Molly […]

by Molly Hart CHCN clinics have been working hard to get in 2012 submissions for Meaningful Use incentive payments.  Many clinics had new providers who qualified for their first Meaningful Use payment of $21,250 in 2012 for Adopting, Implementing or Upgrading (AIU) their electronic health record system.  Two of our clinics have providers who are […]

By Joann Wong, MPH CHCN clinics have been busy planning and preparing to transition from paper medical charts by utilizing electronic health records in order to improve delivery of health care to the thousands of patients served by this collection of safety net providers. Such an accomplishment can be an overwhelming and daunting task given […]

by Joi Wilson Community Health Center Network is dedicated to helping our health centers achieve Meaningful Use (MU).  MU is part of a federal program (created through the 2009 federal stimulus package) that offers funding to providers to help them make the switch from paper charts to electronic health records (EHR).  MU is a set […]

At the beginning, EHR was just a pinpoint of light at the end of a very long tunnel for Axis Community Health.  Axis initiated EHR planning back in July 2011.  The team met weekly and worked with Linda, Mark from CHCN and NextGen to prepare.  Associate Medical Dr. Divya Raj (who was recently appointed Medical Director) […]

By Mark O’Leary The hard work that CHCN clinics have been putting into their EHR implementation projects is paying off as more clinics launch their initial go lives of the NextGen EHR product. Axis Community Health is building off their successful launch in April by incorporating the lessons learned as they launch additional care teams […]

All CHCN member clinics are in the middle of their implementation of their new health information computer systems, the NextGen Electronic Practice Management (ePM) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems. As of early April, seven of our eight health centers have installed and are using NextGen’s electronic Practice Management (ePM) which is the patient registration, […]