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Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology (Health IT) is an evolving infrastructure that supports the management of health information and secure information exchange across computerized systems to enhance healthcare quality and delivery.

General Resources

Telehealth Guidance & Resources

Telehealth encompasses many modes of communication and transfer of healthcare data between healthcare professionals and their patients, including telemedicine (video visits), telephone visits and remote patient monitoring. This section offers guidance on clinical use cases, technology, regulations and waivers, and billing and coding.

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ACP Health IT Advocacy Positions

Read what the College has to say about health IT.

ACP Advocacy Positions

Interoperability and Information Blocking Regulations

Resources regarding the ONC and CMS final regulations aimed at improving interoperability and patient access to electronic health information.

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Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Greater use of health IT, including the use of electronic health records (EHRs), the implementation of systems to enable electronic prescribing by physicians, and health information exchanges have the potential for improving the quality of patient care, reducing medical errors, increasing efficiency, reducing administrative costs, and achieving substantial cost savings.

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Innovate with ACP

The field of digital health technology is exploding with solutions that aim to transform how medical care is delivered and to enhance the partnership between physicians and their patients.  The American College of Physicians wants to help that promise become a reality by widening its support for innovation in medicine.

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Can't find what you need? Contact ACP's Department of Medical Practice

Members, discuss your experiences or pose questions of your colleagues in the Member Forum on Emerging Technology.