Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers Engaged in Health Information Exchange: Final Report. Acronyms

10/29/2013

The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices.

AAA Area Agency on Aging
ACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Affordable Care Act  
ACE Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme
ACO Accountable Care Organization
ACT Advanced Care Transitions
ACTion Appalachian Community Transitions
ADC Adult Day Care
ADE Adverse Drug Event
ADL Activity of Daily Living
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
ADT Admission, Discharge, and Transfer
AHA American Hospital Association
AHIMA   American Health Information Management Association
AHRQ HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ALF Assisted Living Facility
AoA HHS Administration on Aging
AOD Answers on Demand
APN Advanced Practice Nurse
ARB Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
ARC Aging Resource Center
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
 
BCC Bridge Care Coordinator
BHIX Brooklyn Health Information Exchange
BMI Body Mass Index
BOOST   Better Outcomes for Older Adults through Safe Transitions Project  
BPCK Brand Pack
BSL Brookdale Senior Living
 
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CAH Critical Access Hospital
CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
CAST Center for Aging Services Technology
CBO Community-Based Organization
CCD Continuity of Care Document
CCDA Consolidated Clinical Data Architecture
CCHIT Certification Commission for Health Information Technology
CCITI Continuum of Care Improvement Through Information
CCRC Continuing Care Retirement Community
CCT Community Care Team
CCTP Community-Based Care Transitions Program
CDA Clinical Document Architecture
CDT Current Dental Terminology
CEHRT Certified Electronic Health Record Technology
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CHIC Community Health Information Collaborative
CHIDS Center for Health Information and Decision Systems
cHIE Clinical Health Information Exchange
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CIHIE Central Illinois Health Information Exchange
CIO Chief Information Officer
CMIO Chief Medical Informatics Officer
CMIS Client Management Information System
CMMI CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMSA Case Management Society of America
CNL Clinical Nurse Leader
CoP Community of Practice
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COR Contract Office Representative
CORHIO   Colorado Regional Health Information Organization
CRISP Maryland Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients  
CT Computed Tomography
 
DAM Domain Analysis Model
DETOG Deep East Texas Council of Governments
DHIN Delaware Health Information Network
DME Durable Medical Equipment
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
 
ECIN Extended Care Information Network
ED Emergency Department
EDPP Enhanced Discharge Planning Program
EH Eligible Hospital
EHR Electronic Health Record
EMCC Eastern Maine Community College
EMHC Eastern Maine HomeCare
EMHS Eastern Maine Health System
EMMC Eastern Maine Medical Center
EMR Electronic Medical Record
ENS Encounter Notification Service
EP Eligible Professional
esMD Electronic Signature for Medical Document
 
FFS Fee-For-Service
FIPS Federally Information Processing Standards
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
 
GPCK Generic Pack
 
H&P History and Physical
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCRR Home Care Referral Registry
HCS Health Commerce System
HEAL Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law
HF Heart Failure
HHA Home Health Agency
HHQI Home Health Quality Improvement Initiative
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIE Health Information Exchange
HIEO Health Information Exchange Organization
HIM Health Information Management
HIMSS   Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society  
HIN HealthInfoNet
HIO Health Information Organization
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HISP Health Information Service Provider
HIT Health Information Technology
HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HL7 Health Level 7
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
HRS Health Resource Solutions
HRSA HHS Health Resources and Services Administration
HTN Hypertension
 
IADL Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
ICF International Classification of Functioning
ICFMR Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities  
ICPC Integrating Care for Populations and Communities
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IDN Integrated Delivery Network
IDS Integrated Delivery System
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Environment
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement
INTERACT   Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers
IPA Independent Physician Association
IRF Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
IRF-PAI Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument
IS Information Services
IT Information Technology
ITCC Illinois Transitional Care Consortium
IVD Ischemic Vascular Disease
 
KHIN Kansas Health Information Network
 
LAND Massachusetts Local Adaptor for Network Distribution
LCC Longitudinal Coordination of Care
LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LIPIX Long Island Patient Information Exchange
LTACH Long-Term Acute Care Hospital
LTCH Long-Term Care Hospital
LTPAC Long-Term and Post-Acute Care
LTSS Long-Term Services and Supports
LVEF Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
LVSD Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
 
MAP Measure Application Partnership
MAPCP Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practice
MAR Medication Administration Record
MATCH   Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs Toolkit  
MD Medical Doctor
MDS Minimum Data Set
MeHI Massachusetts e-Health Institute
MFP Money Follows the Person
MLR Minimum Loss Rate
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
MPFS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
MPI Master Patient Index
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area
MSR Minimum Savings Rate
MSW Master of Social Work
MU Meaningful Use
 
NAMCS National Ambulatory Medical Care
NCPDP National Council for the Prescription Drug Programs
NH Nursing Home
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NP Nurse Practitioner
NQF National Quality Forum
NSRCF National Survey of Residential Care Facility
NwHIN Nationwide Health Information Network
NYCHHIP   New York Community Home Health Interoperability Project
 
OASIS Outcome and Information Assessment Set
ONC HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology  
OT Occupational Therapy
 
P4P Pay For Performance
PAI Patient Assessment Instrument
PCC Point Click Care
PCMH Patient-Centered Medical Home
PCP Primary Care Physician or Primary Care Provider
PHIN Public Health Information Network
PHQ Patient Health Questionnaire
PHR Personal Health Record
POC Plan of Care
PPS Prospective Payment System
PQRS Physician Quality Reporting System
PSO Patient Safety Organization
PT Physical Therapy
 
QA Quality Assurance
QI Quality Improvement
QIO Quality Improvement Organization
 
RACF Residential Aged Care Facility
RARE Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively Campaign
REC Regional Extension Center
RED Re-Engineered Discharge Project
RHA Illinois Rush Health and Aging
RHIO Regional Health Information Organization
RIM Reference Information Model
RN Registered Nurse
RUMC Rush University Medical Center
 
S&I Standards and Interoperability
SARCOA   Southern Alabama Regional Council on Aging
SASH Support and Services at Home
SBAR Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation  
SBD Semantic Brand Drug
SBDF Semantic Brand Drug Form
SBDG Semantic Brand Drug Group
SCD Semantic Clinical Drug
SCDF Semantic Clinical Drug Form
SCDG Semantic Clinical Drug Group
SDM Shared Decision-Making
SED Severe Emotional Disturbance
SEE Massachusetts Surrogate EHR Environment
SHA Secure Hash Algorithm
SMI Serious Mental Illness
SMRTNET   Secure Medical Records Transfer Network
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
STAAR State Action on Avoidable Re-hospitalization Initiative  
SWG Sub-Workgroup
 
TARCOG Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments
TB Tuberculosis
TCM Transitional Care Management
 
UD Unstructured Document
UHIN Utah Health Information Network
UIC University of Illinois at Chicago
URAC Utilization Review Accreditation Committee
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
UTF Universal Transfer Form
 
VHIE Vermont Health Information Exchange
VHR Virtual Health Record
VLER Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record
VNSNY Visiting Nurse Service of New York
VPN Virtual Provider Network

 

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