Long-Term Care-Nursing Homes EHR-Systems Functional Profile: Release 1 : Table 3

07/01/2008

: Table 3

ENEssential NowIndicates that the implementation of the function is mandatory and SHALL be implemented in EHR systems claiming conformance to this profile.
EF xxxx  Essential Future  Indicates that the function has significant importance but is not widely available. The function will become mandatory and SHALL be implemented in EHR systems claiming conformance to this profile by the end of the year identified.
OOptionalIndicates that, while the function may have value to some organizations, it is not viewed as being essential.
N/ANot ApplicableFunction not applicable in the nursing home setting and rejected for purposes of the LTC-NH EHR-S Functional Profile.