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By assisting BH providers in the procurement and implementation of interoperable EHRs and the effective use of these technologies, MeHI can further enable BH initiatives. The use of Health IT can facilitate coordinated patient care, encourage BH and primary care integration, enhance quality of patient care, and decrease healthcare costs.
Click here to learn more about Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs)
The EHR Toolkit provides a structured process for how to evaluate and select a vendor, and important considerations when purchasing and EHR.
The HIE Toolkit provides tools and use case examples for guiding an organization through the Health Information Exchange (HIE) process.
View the HIT Vendor Directory for a listing of Health IT vendor products that provide information technology solutions for the Behavioral Health sector.
MeHI offers educational events including webinars, seminars, workshops, and conferences. See Upcoming Events.
Use the resources page to access presentations, videos and recordings about Health IT.
MeHI offers a solution to assess your practice’s privacy and security status, develop remediation plans, communicate resolutions to providers, and track remediation progress.The solution addresses the MU requirements.
MeHI provides a solution to assess and improve your patient engagement strategy, track progress, and measure success. This solution addresses the applicable Meaningful Use requirements.
Meaningful Use requires the use of an electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE). For this purpose, providers can connect to the statewide HIE, the Mass HIway. To learn more, review:
- The Mass HIway First Steps - Getting Enrolled PDF Format | Video
- Mass HIway Consent: Operationalizing Opt-in PDF Format | Video
Health IT stories provide insights into how other providers approached Health IT projects and highlight the impact on health and patient care. Read how they resolved challenges, modeled best practices, and built on lessons learned.
View our collection of Massachusetts EHR success Stories.
View our collection of HIE Use Case Stories.
eQuality Incentive Grant Program for Behavioral Health
The eQIP program has provided over $1.3M in incentive funds to 25 Massachusetts Behavioral Health organizations, also impacting 166 additional sites, for the adoption of Health IT.
Connected Communities Implementation Grant Program
In Spring 2016, MeHI announced $3M in grants to 7 healthcare organizations working with 78 partner organizations to enhance collaboration and communication among healthcare providers within a community through the use of innovative technologies, such as electronic health records and health information exchanges.