NJ Medicaid Commits to Assisting Specialists in EHR Transition

NJ Medicaid will support 500 specialists transition to an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system through its partnership with the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC).  NJ Medicaid’s commitment to train, educate, and assist 500 specialists become Meaningful Users of EHR systems through the resources of NJ-HITEC demonstrates its dedication to improving the quality of healthcare delivery in the Garden State.

Executive Director of NJ-HITEC, Bill O’Byrne states, “We want to thank NJ Medicaid for its support of our organization and in recognizing the value of NJ-HITEC services. We welcome the opportunity to work with specialists to provide the assistance they need in their transition to EHRs.”

Currently, NJ-HITEC is funded to assist the following categories of physicians: internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, gerontology, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.  NJ-HITEC welcomes the opportunity to serve specialists in the Garden State.

If you are a specialist interested in NJ-HITEC services, please call 973-642-4055 or send an e-mail for more information. To become a member, please visit NJ-HITEC’s website.

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About MSNJ

Founded in 1766, the Medical Society of New Jersey is the oldest professional society in the United States. The organization and its dues-paying members are dedicated to a healthy New Jersey, working to ensure the sanctity of the physician–patient relationship. In representing all medical disciplines, MSNJ advocates for the rights of patients and physicians alike, for the delivery of the highest quality medical care. This allows response to the patients’ individual, varied needs, in an ethical and compassionate environment, in order to create a healthy Garden State and healthy citizens.

One response to “NJ Medicaid Commits to Assisting Specialists in EHR Transition”

  1. WODoyle42 (@WODoyle42) says :

    The transition to the EHR system is long overdue in NJ. Especially with the aging baby boomers, as the facilities start to gain more residents, the doctors will need a quicker system to keep everyone together and communicate with other employees. In Pain Management New Jersey it is important for all doctors to keep on the same page because if someone is given a dosage and no one writes it down, that patient is at risk.

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