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CCHIT

Certification Commission for Healthcare IT (CCHIT) serves as the recognized US certification authority for electronic health records (EHR [1]) and their networks. In September 2005, CCHIT was awarded a 3-year contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop and evaluate the certification criteria and inspection process for EHRs and the networks through which they interoperate. CCHIT serves one of the ONC-ATCB [2] for electronic health record (EHR) certification. CCHIT was certified by the ONC [3] on September 3, 2010 and is authorized to certify complete EHR and EHR modules Visit the CCHIT website.

Synonyms: Certification Commission for Healthcare I