Readiness Statement for 2017 Meaningful Use Stage 3

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Syndromic Surveillance Users: For Stage 2 Syndromic Surveillance reporting, at this time the New Mexico Department of Health is onboarding eligible hospitals and physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are working in an urgent care clinic or a primary care clinic. If you have any questions regarding the types of practitioners that the Department is interested in for onboarding, please contact Victoria Dirmyer at

What is Health Information Technology?

Health Information Technology (HIT) consists of the people, processes and technology that facilitate the use of health care information for decision making. This site provides information related to the initiatives, projects and efforts of numerous stakeholders involved in the promotion and use of health information technology in New Mexico. Current HIT initiatives include:

  • Supporting the adoption and implementation of certified electronic health record (EHR) systems;
  • Supporting the meaningful use of electronic health records;
  • Implementing a secure exchange of health information among consumers, providers, payers and government;
  • Developing the workforce necessary to implement and support health information technology.