EHR/EMR Acronyms Used in RFP to Select, Replace EHR Systems

ACRONYM / Definition

ACA
Affordable Care Act

ADT
Admit Discharge Transfer

AL1
Patient Allergy Information

ASP
Active Server Pages

CCD
Continuity Of Care Document

CDA
Clinical Document Architecture

CDS
Clinical Decision Support

CDT
Current Dental Terminology

CMS
Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPOE
Computerized Physician Order Entry

CPT
Current Procedural Terminology

CVX
Codes For Vaccines Administered

DG1
Diagnosis Information

DSM
Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

E & M
Evaluation & Management

EHR
Electronic Health Record

ELINCS
EHR-Lab Interoperability And Connectivity Specification

e-Rx
Electronic Prescribing

FQHC
Federally Qualified Health Center

FTE
Full Time Employee

H & P
History And Physical

HIE
Health Information Exchange

HITSP
Healthcare Information Technology Standards Pane

HITECH
Healthcare Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
HL7
Health Level Seven Defined Standard Functional Model

HPI
History Of Present Illness

ICD
International Classification Of Disease

IHE
Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise

LOINC
Logical Observation Identifiers Names And Codes

MDM
Medical Document Management

MFN
Master Files Change Notification Message

MPI
Master Patient Index

MRN
Medical Record Number

MS-HIN
Mississippi Heath Information Network

MU
Meaningful Use

NCQA
National Committee For Quality Assurance

NHIN
National Health Information Network

OBR
Observation Request

OBX
Observation Segment

ONC-ATCB
Office Of The National Coordinator’s Authorized Testing And Certification Body

ORM
Order

ORU
Observation Result

Para-EHR:  All of the information that should be in a patients EHR, but isn’t

PCMH
Patient Centered Medical Home

PM
Practice Management

PQRS
Physician Quality And Reporting System (Formerly PQRI)

PV1
Patient Visit Information

RCM
Revenue Cycle Management

REF
Patient Referral

RF1
Referral Information

RFP
Request For Proposal

ROS
Review Of Systems

RRI
Return Referral Information

SaaS
Software-As-A-Service

SAML
Security Assertion Markup Language

SIU
Schedule Information Unsolicited

SNOMED
Systematized Nomenclature Of Medicine

SRM
Schedule Request Message

SSO
Single Sign-On

UDS
Uniform Data System

URL
Uniform Resource Locator

USPSTF
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

VPN
Virtual Private Network

VXU
Unsolicited Vaccination Record Update

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