The Ponce School of Medicine Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center exists to support health care providers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with direct, individualized, and on-site technical assistance as you adopt and implement an electronic health record (EHR) and then become a meaningful user of health information technology (health IT).
Among other important information that we believe you will find helpful is that which pertains to the generous incentive payments provided through the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare when take the first steps towards adopting an EHR. Currently, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services has made incentive payments available to physicians throughout various stages of adoption and attainment of meaningful use. This is one of the many advantages you have for becoming involved early. There is more information about the incentive payments and how to obtain them in the CMS Incentives section of our website.
Services for Physicians and their Practices.
What are the services provided to a physician who joins the PSM HITREC?
The PSM HITREC provides the following benefits and technical assistance services to physicians who sign up to be participants. We will provide:
How will these services benefit me as a physician?
How do I join the PSM HITREC in order to take advantage of this opportunity?
In order to join the PSM HITREC, you are invited to provide the PSM HITREC Team with the information requested in the Provider Enrollment Form. When you fill out and submit your form, a staff member of the PSM HITREC will contact you within a week.