ONC Workforce Sees First Grads

Just the Facts from Joe Friday

The numbers you are about to see are all true… As of May 26, 2011

Workforce Development

Funded by $116 million, the Community Colleges and Universities of the Workforce Development Program have enrolled more than 7000 students. The first 2280 graduates of the Community College Consortia Program graduated last month and that number should rise to 3000 by the end of the summer.

Regional Extension Centers (RECs)

The 62 funded centers have enrolled over 71,000 provider for EHR adoption assistance. The programs goal is to assist 100,000 providers. The Massachusetts REC has reported meeting their goal of 2500 providers.
Members, learn more about your REC.

Certified Health IT Product List (CHPL)

735 EHR products form 436 vendors have been certified by 6 ATCBs. 60 percent of the vendors are companies with less than 51 employees. Search the CHPL for certified products and use the CHPL to obtain your product certification number for attestation.

Read more fact and details in the ONC HITECH Update.

Have a good weekend.

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