The EHR Association's core objectives focus on collaborative efforts to accelerate health information and technology adoption, advance interoperability, and improve the quality and efficiency of care through the use of EHRs. EHRA shares our success stories, news, public comments, and other resources to help ensure that the practical application and operation of EHRs is considered in national and local healthcare initiatives.
EHRA & ECRI Institute Collaborate on New Recommendations for Safer Opioid Prescribing. Read Press Release.
EHRA Requests Extension to Comment Period for CMS and ONC Proposed Rules. Read Letter.
EHRA Responds to Senate HELP Committee RFI on Reducing Healthcare Costs. Read Response.
EHRA Responds to OCR's Modifying HIPAA Rules to Improve Coordinated Care RFI. Read Response.
EHRA Responds to HHS Draft Strategy on Redcuing Burden. Read Response.
EHRA Announces New Implementation Guide for EHRs to Improve Opioid Stewardship in Clinical Practice. Read Press Release.
Opioid Crisis Resources
The Opioid Crisis Task Force has developed tools and resources leveraging EHR system data and capabilities in an effort to help fight the nationwide opioid crisis. Resources include clincal practice guideline implementation guides, state landscapes showing EPCS and PDMP integration, best practices, recommendations, infographics, and more.
A persona is a representation of a real health IT user and helps developers create, empathize, and bring a user’s perspective to all aspects of design. EHRA has developed 11 personas and encourages organizations to use these freely available personas as a resource as part of their own development work cycle.