The EHR Association's core objectives focus on collaborative efforts to accelerate health IT 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 health IT initiatives.
EHRA Responds to 21st Century Cures Act EHR Reporting Program RFI. Read response.
EHRA Comments on ONC's Certification Test Procedures and Test Data. Read comments.
EHRA Submits Comments to ONC's Interoperability Standards Advisory. Read comments.
EHRA Responds to CMS' RFI on Physician Self-Referral Law. Read response.
EHRA Submits Comments on CMS' Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule. Read comments.
EHRA Announces Results of Annual Executive Committee Election, Shares Highlights. Read Press Release.
EHRA Congressional Briefing: Maximizing Health IT in the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis. View summary & materials.
A persona is a representation of a real health IT user and helps developers make decisions and bring a user’s perspective to all aspects of design. EHRA encourages organizations to use these freely available personas as a resource in their development work cycle.
Integration of PDMPs & EPCS Tools: A State-by-State Landscape
The Opioid Crisis Task Force published a state landscape aggregating the mandates, requirements, and usage for each state's integration of PDMPs and EPCS tools. EHRA members discovered that the variations in the regulation, implementation, and use of these tools at the state level has created a barrier to the effective use of EHRs. In addition, EHRA published a supplemental infographic of key highlights and recommended solutions.
Interoperability Success Stories - The Journey Continues
The Interoperability Measurement Task Force wanted to show the actual impact of the data exchanged and accessed on relevant stakeholders. Collaborating with clients, members submitted success stories describing the value of interoperability ranging from reduction in duplicate tests to improved care coordination.