Health Information Technology Glossary
This is an assortment of Health Information Technology (HIT) terms and definitions to help providers navigate through vendor agreements, healthcare reform rules and legislation, and more.
Health Information Technology Terms
|ARRA||The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009|
|CPOE||Computerized Physician Order Entry|
|Eligible Professional|| Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy – M.D. or D.O.
Doctor of Dental Surgery or Medicine – D.D.S or D.D.M
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine – D.P.M.
Doctor of Optometry – O.D.
Chiropractor – D.C.
|Electronic Medical Record (EMR)||Electronic Medical Record|
|Electronic Health Record (EHR)||Electronic Health Record|
|HIPAA||Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act|
|PQRS||Physician Quality Reporting System|
|OCR||Office of Civil Rights|
|Meaningful Use||Meaningful Use|
|CDS||Clinical Decision Support|
|Administrative Safeguards||Similar terms: See HIPAA|
|Physical Safeguards||Similar terms: See HIPAA|
|Technical Safeguards||Similar terms: See HIPAA|
|CQM||Clinical Quality Measure|
|Privacy and Security Officer||Privacy and Security Officer|
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|Exchange Online||Microsoft Exchange definition|
|SharePoint Online||Microsoft Sharepoint definition|