Health Information Exchange in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Case Study Findings: Final Report. Acronyms

09/18/2007

AAHSA   American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
ACE Acute Care for Elders
AHCA American Health Care Association
AHIC American Health Information Community
AHRQ HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ALF assisted living facility
ASP application service provider
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation  
   
BxRHIO   Bronx Regional Health Information Organization  
   
CARE Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation [instrument]
CCD continuity of care document
CCHIT   Certification Committee for Healthcare Information Technology  
CCR continuity of care record
CCRC continuous care retirement community
CDR Clinical Data Repository
CHI consolidated health informatics
CICS Customer Information Control System
CIS clinical information system
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CNS Community Nursing Service
CoPs Conditions of Participation
COTS commercial-off-the-shelf
CPOE computerized provider order entry
CSC Computer Science Corporation
C-II Schedule 2 Controlled Substances
 
DME disposable medical equipment
  
ECIN Extended Care Information Network
ED emergency department
EHIT Emerging Health Information Technologies
EHR electronic health record
EMR electronic medical record
e-HIE   electronic health information exchange  
  
FFS fee-for-service
FTE full-time employee
 
GEC   VA Geriatrics and Extended Care  
  
HCPR University of Colorado Division of Health Care Policy and Research  
HDS health delivery system
HHA home health agency
HHS US Department of Health and Human Services
HIE health information exchange
HIEN Health Information Exchange Network
HIMSS   Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT health information technology
HITSP Health Information Technology Standards Panel
HL7 Health Level Seven
H&P history and physical
  
IHC Intermountain Health Care
IHIE Indiana Health Information Exchange  
INPC   Indianapolis Network for Patient Care
IU Indiana University
   
JHHA Jewish Home and Hospital Agency
JHHLS   Jewish Home and Hospital Lifecare System  
   
LAN local area network
LOS length of stay
LTAC   long-term acute care  
LTC long-term care  
   
MAR medication administration record
MDS minimum data set
MHHA   Montefiore Home Health Agency  
MLTC managed long-term care
   
NAHC National Association for Home Care
NCHIT National Coordinator for Health Information Technology  
NCVHS   National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
NH nursing home
NHIN National Health Information Network
NYDoH New York Department of Health
   
OASIS   Outcome and Assessment Information Set   
OT occupational therapy
   
PAC post-acute care
PAI patient assessment instrument
PAL PTXT application language
PASARR   Pre-Admission Screening and Annual Resident Review  
PC personal computer
PCP primary care physician
primary care provider
PCRS Patient Care Record System
PDF portable document file
POC point-of-care
POLST physician orders for life sustaining treatment
PRI Patient Referral Instrument
Patient Review Instrument
PT physical therapist
physical therapy
   
RHIO regional health information organization  
RN registered nurse
RUG-III   resource utilization groups-Version III
   
SDO   standards development organization   
SNCC Schervier Nursing Care Center
SNF skilled nursing facility
   
TAL tandem application language  
TOM   Task Order Monitor
  
UCDHSC   University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center  
UHIN Utah Health Information Network
UHINT Utah Health Information Network tool
   
VNS   Visiting Nurse Service  
VNSNY Visiting Nurse Service of New York
VSP vertical service provider


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