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BridgeFront Selected by CORHIO to Educate Colorado Physicians, Office Staff

Friday, August 12, 2011   (0 Comments)
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Colorado physicians and their office staff are now eligible for low-cost education and training on HIPAA privacy and security through BridgeFront's online education.

Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011

BridgeFront is now a preferred e-learning provider for CORHIO and the Colorado Regional Extension Center (CO-REC).

CO-REC guides Colorado health care providers through EHR implementation as part of the federal REC grant to assist providers in obtaining meaningful use incentives. During stage one of the program, practices were assessed for meaningful use readiness; the results showed many were not knowledgeable about current HIPAA regulations.

As a result, CORHIO partnered with BridgeFront to offer the Colorado healthcare community HIPAA compliance tools. BridgeFront is providing discounted pricing to the Colorado healthcare community for its HIPAA education and Policy and Procedure manuals; these are two requirements for HIPAA compliance. Providers that educate their staff with BridgeFront are also eligible for special pricing on all of BridgeFront’s online education.

"CORHIO understands that training is an important component of a successful EHR implementation," says Robyn Leone, Director of CO-REC. "After checking references and reviewing BridgeFront's content and delivery system; it was an easy choice to offer BridgeFront's e-learning to meet the educational needs of all Colorado healthcare providers."

Leone adds, "In addition to BridgeFront's library of mandatory compliance courses, a meaningful use e-learning tool is now in development. Combined, these resources will be a big help to our participants in achieving their goals."

BridgeFront's online education includes engaging audio and video, interactive review questions, a post-test, a "Certificate of Mastery," and extensive administrative monitoring features. All courses are available online at any time, with an internet-connected computer.

"CORHIO has been aggressively working with the Colorado provider community to help them advance through the first stage of meaningful use. BridgeFront is proud to be selected as CORHIO's educational partner," says Peter N. Cizik, the CEO of BridgeFront, "CORHIO feels it's an important part of their mission to provide simple and easy-to-use tools and resources. We look forward to simplifying staff education on a variety of topics for all Colorado healthcare providers.

For more information, go tohttp://www.bridgefront.com. You can also contact us directly. Send an email to info-at-bridgefront-dot-com or call 866.447.2211.

About BridgeFront

Rated as a top-tier provider by its clients, BridgeFront delivers online education to health care, government, business and education - large and small. A reliable hosted learning management system allows organizations to take skill-building courses as-is, to modify courses or design their own. Helping organizations build competencies in compliance, the revenue cycle, nursing and customer service communications - BridgeFront stands a leader in responsiveness and service.

About Colorado's Regional Health Information Center (CORHIO)

CORHIO is dedicated to improving health care quality for all Coloradans through health information exchange (HIE). As the state designated entity for HIE, CORHIO collaborates with health care stakeholders including physicians, hospitals, clinics, public health, long-term care, laboratories, health plans and patients to improve care collaboration through secure systems and processes for sharing clinical information. CO-REC, a CORHIO initiative, assists primary care providers in adopting, implementing and becoming meaningful users of electronic health record (EHR) systems. CORHIO is a not-for-profit supported in large part by grants, including awards from the Colorado Health Foundation and from federal ARRA HITECH funds. CORHIO’s technical infrastructure is built on industry-leading HIE technology developed and maintained by Medicity. For more information about CORHIO, please visithttp://www.corhio.org.



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