Regional Extension Centers Brand their Names

Regional Extension Center Logo Winner

A few weeks ago we posted the REC logos and asked you which you thought were a good brand. The votes are all in and it was clear that along with a winning logo, WIREC seems to have quite a connected community as well. Coming in second was CO-REC and a close third was HITEC-LA.

The WIREC provides assistance and support for eligible professionals located in the states of Washington and Idaho. The Center is supported by a consortium of partners that include; Community Choice Health Network, Idaho Health Data Exchange, Inland Northwest Health Services, North Idaho Health Network, PTSO of Washington, and Qualis Health. You can check out the REC’s participating providers and see who has successfully attested to meaningful use. Join their growing community on facebook which gathered all their votes or check out their site and the services they are offering.

The Colorado Regional Extension Center assists and provides support to the state of Colorado. The Center has reported they have reached their goal of 2,295 enrolled providers. The logo we actually posted was the CORHIO logo. Robyn Leone from the REC told us that the REC is an initiative of CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization and sent us the actual REC logo. You will find their social media accounts through CORHIO. She also reports that they have assisted 226 EPs in achieving meaningful use. Subscribe to their newsletter or just check out their web site it ranks in my top picks of all the RECs.

The Health Information Technology Extension Center for Los Angeles County (HITEC-LA) is one of the three RECs in California, this one supporting providers in Los Angeles County. There mission is to transform LA County’s health delivery system by assisting providers in EHR adoption. The REC is an independent, non-profit organization working as a project of the LA Care Health Plan. Their web site is reporting 3169 members, service being provided to 2381 members, 1212 have gone live, and 29 have attested to meaningful use.

A snapshot of three successful RECs with the people’s choice of winning logos. For links of all the RECs visit our Regional Extension page.