This resource guide contains a list of resources useful to health care professionals who are moving form paper medical records to electronic health records, with particular focus on potential program integrity issues and applicable resource. This is not intended to be a complete list.
Interested in finding out more about electronic health records (EHRs)? Here is an EHR overview for providers and other health care professionals, along with a quick look at other aspects of the new wave of health information technology (health IR).
For Consumers: You've probably seen your chart at your doctors office. In fact, you may have charts at several doctors office. If you've been in the hospital, you have a chart their too. These charts are your medical records. They may be on paper or electronic.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ( or the National Guideline Clearing House) provides physicians and other health professionals with information on accessible mechanisms for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.
The Center of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) is charged with helping implement many reforms of the Affordable Care act, the historic health reform bill that was signed into law March 23, 2010. CCIIO oversees the implementation of the provisions to privet health insurance. In particular, CCIIO is working with states to establish new Health Insurance Marketplaces.
The health care system in the United States is rapidly changing, we review the health care insurance, drug pricing, physician compensation, and much more! Join us as we explore the basics about the Health Care system in the US. including a comparison with European healthcare.