The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will host a webinar on the final rule regarding the 2014 edition release 2 of electronic health record (EHR) certification criteria. Hospitals participating in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs must begin using the 2014 edition certified EHR technology beginning with the fiscal year 2015 reporting period.

The webinar will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, 1 – 2 pm ET. Instructions to log in to the webinar will be sent to you upon registration. Content covered will include an overview of the final rule, alternative 2014 certification criteria and approaches, updates on ONC’s certification program, and resources for hospitals.

Please contact Xiaoyi Huang, JD, director of policy, at xhuang@essentialhospitals.org or 202.585.0127, with questions.