OCHIN’s new online chat feature for Site Specialists, OCHIN Live! has arrived. With everything a Site Specialist faces in a day’s work, whether meetings, emergent issues, or multitasking, we know there needs to be an immediate and simple way to contact or report issues to the OCHIN Help Desk.Read More
Mark your calendars for the 2020 OCHIN Learning Forum, taking place April 27 - 29 at the Hilton Portland in Downtown Portland, Oregon.
We invite you to share your knowledge at the Learning Forum – we strive for sessions that will give the audience practical tools and knowledge they can apply within their clinics, sharing your learnings and outcomes. The Call for Sessions is open until September 20, 2019.Read More
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced proposed changes to 42 CFR Part 2— the federal regulations governing the confidentiality of patient records created by federally-assisted substance use disorder treatment programs.Read More
OCHIN will be implementing Epic’s Storyboard feature with the November 19th Enhancement Pack and is currently piloting early user testing for OCHIN members.Read More
OCHIN is proud to announce that we are the first Epic customer to achieve Gold Stars Level 10 in 2019, and the third Epic customer in the history of this program to receive this award! As the only organization to achieve Level 10 under the current requirements, this means that OCHIN members currently have access to more cutting-edge, Epic-recommended EMR functionality than any other Epic customer in the market.Read More
This week, HRSA announced $107 million in incentive awards to health centers across the country. These dollars recognize high clinical quality performance and improvement, and are intended to support overall quality, efficiency, and value of health care delivery. OCHIN members and partners, who comprise over 10% of health centers awarded nationally, received a commensurate dollar amount.Read More
On June 10, the OCHIN collaborative was respresented by Nic Powers, CEO of Winding Waters health Centers of rural Enterprise, Oregon, and joined by RHC program participants from Texas, Alaska, and West Virginia, at a Congressional briefing in Washington D.C. Nic shared his insights on the importance of the FCC Rural Health Care program subsidies with congressional staffers, explaining how this program makes affordable, reliable broadband to his rural clinics possible to support hosted electronic health records and telehealth activities.Read More