Electronic health record system (EHR) certification

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About Electronic health record system (EHR) certification

Electronic health record (EHR) certification is an important topic for EHR vendors, which will have a tough time selling non-certified EHR software in the meaningful use era. Here vendors can learn about the EHR certification process, including the EHR certification criteria, the steps of the temporary and permanent EHR certification programs and the entities responsible for authorizing that a product is officially certified EHR technology.