Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

2014 Meaningful Use Quick Reference Grids (Published by ONC)
1. Stage 1 objectives and measures linked to 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria
2. Stage 2 objectives and measures linked to 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria

Going Electronic in Health Care - Rochester Leads the Way: Improving quality and reducing the cost of health care were the motivations for a community effort to convert to an electronic system for recordkeeping and health information exchange. Download the brochure

The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide a financial incentive for the "meaningful use" of certified EHR technology to achieve health and efficiency goals. CMS EHR Meaningful Use overview.

The Monroe County Medical Society Service Bureau is collaborating with the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) as a Regional Extension Center (REC) Agent.  more

CMS has developed attestation worksheets to help physicians. Click here to access the worksheet. Attestation for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program opened April 18th. Click here to attest. Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about attestation.

EHR Incentive Program Registration

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to register for the Medicare and/or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program(s) as soon as possible. You can register before you have a certified EHR. Register even if you do not have an enrollment record in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS). Click here for overview of bonus programs.

 The Registration and Attestation page (click on button below) on the EHR website now contains:

  • instructions to promote a smooth registration process,
  • user guides, and a link to the registration site