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OCHIN Achieves 2019 Epic Connect Accreditation

OCHIN is proud to announce that we have achieved Connect Accreditation for the 2019 program year!  OCHIN is only the fourth Epic customer to meet these vigorous requirements, and we are thrilled to be part of such an elite group to achieve this recognition from Epic. 

The goal of Epic’s Connect Accreditation Program is to help members of the Epic community ensure that they have a strong foundational system, as well as appropriate governance and support structure, before extending Epic to affiliates (such as OCHIN’s membership).  Such Accreditation is awarded for achieving a high level of system adoption by meeting key performance metrics and staying current with Epic software. 

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Updates in OCHIN’s NextGen EHR for Planned Parenthood Affiliates

On December 14, 2018, OCHIN released the 10.2 Custom EHR frameworks for Planned Parenthood affiliates.  This release includes updates to align with the optional changes in the 2018 PPFA Medical Standards and Guidelines, as well as new functionality to support documentation for patients seeking gender affirming hormone therapy.   

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The Development of the Epic Eligibility Assistance Tool for UDS 2018 Reporting

In May of 2018, OCHIN unveiled the Epic Eligibility Assistance Tool—a tool designed to help clinics report annual insurance assists to HRSA as part of Uniform Data System (UDS) requirements. What follows is a story of collaboration, demonstrating that often the lessons learned in the development of OCHIN tools are just as important as the tools themselves.

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New Research Study to Evaluate SO/GI Training in Community Health Centers

OCHIN Research Department is excited to announce a new study titled, “Comparative Effectiveness Research to Improve the Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Patients Through Cultural Competence and Skill Training of Community Health Center Providers and Non-Clinical Staff.” Led by Fenway Health in Boston, in partnership with OCHIN, the Alliance of Chicago, and the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), this study aims to evaluate the efficacy of SO/GI training in FQHCs across the country.

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