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HHS names CCHIT, Drummond Group first EHR certification bodies
Modern Healthcare

One of the final missing pieces in the federal electronic health-record subsidy program has fallen into place.

HHS named the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, Chicago, and the Drummond Group, Austin, Texas, as organizations qualified to test and certify electronic health-record systems as capable of meeting meaningful-use criteria under the federal IT subsidy program established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.