AmericanEHR Partners is an online community that provides users with a large array of interactive tools and educational material to assist practices in making the critical decision about which products meet their health IT needs. AmericanEHR Partners helps U.S. physicians and other healthcare practitioners review and compare certified EHR systems based on functionality, security, interoperability, and meaningful use criteria.
Working with specialty societies, AmericanEHR Partners also enables practices to identify systems that provide content and features best suited to a particular specialty. In addition, the site provides guidance and educational content regarding the implementation and use of health IT. For example, AmericanEHR Partners provides an EHR Practice Readiness Assessment Tool that enables offices to assess their readiness to adopt and implement an EHR system. This online community provides a multitude of content, including an array of educational information provided though newsletters, podcasts, webinars, blogs, and more. Educational material is available for healthcare professionals in all stages of health IT adoption, including those looking to optimize existing systems. After identifying the EHR systems within medical practices, AmericanEHR Partners is also able to recommend peer-reviewed ancillary products and services that are compatible with specific EHR systems.
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