The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) plans to update its electronic health record (EHR) technology certification programs to conform to the Department of Health & Human Services' interim final rule on EHR standards. "Our aim is to ensure that hospitals and doctors have enough time to purchase and implement EHRs and achieve meaningful use for HHS financial incentives in 2011 and 2012," says CCHIT Executive Director Alisa Ray.

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