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Acronym List

ACTION—Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks

APRN—Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Network

AHIC—American health information community

APN—Advanced practice nurse

BRIC—Building Research Infrastructure and Capacity

CAHPSP®—Consumer Assessment of Health Systems and Providers

CAPI—Computer assisted personal interview

CDC—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDS—Clinical decision support

CDSS—Computerized decision support system

CERTs—Centers of Excellence for Research and Therapeutics

CHC—Community Health Centers

CHF—Congestive Heart Failure

CME—Continuing Medical Education

CMS—Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPIC—Capital Planning and Investment Control

EHC—Effective Health Care Program

EMR—Electronic medical record

DEcIDE—Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness

DNE—Diabetes nurse educator

DOD—Department of Defense

EA—Enterprise Architecture

EIT—Enterprise Information Technology

EHR—Electronic health records

EHRP—Enterprise Human Resource Program

EPC—Evidence-based Practice Center

EVM—Earned Value Management

FDA—U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FHA—Federal Health Architecture

FMFIA—Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act of 1982

FTE—Full-time equivalent

GERD—Gastroesophageal reflux disease

GPEA—Government Paperwork Elimination Act

GPRA—Government Performance Results Act

HCQO—Health Care Costs, Quality and Outcomes

HCUP—Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

HEI—Health information exchange

HIT—Health information technology

HRSA—Health Resources and Services Administration

HSOPC—Hospital Survey of Patient Safety Culture

IAAs—Inter-Agency Agreements

IDSRN—Integrated Delivery System Research Network

IHC—Intermountain Health Care

IOM—Institute of Medicine

IPCP—Integrated Program of Collaborative Care

IT—Information Technology

MEPS—Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

MMA—Medicare Modernization Act

MNCCRN—Midwest Nursing Center Consortium Research Network

M-RISP—Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program

NCI—National Cancer Institute

NHDR—National Healthcare Disparities Report

NPSD—National Patient Safety Data

NRSA—National Research Service Award

NSAID—Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug


O&M—Operations and maintenance

OMAR—Office of Medical Applications of Research

ONC—Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

PA—Program Announcement

PART—Program Assessment Rating Tool

PBRN—Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network

PDA—Personal Digital Assistant

PHR—Personal Health Record

PIPS—Partnerships for Improving Patient Safety

PMA—President's Management Agenda

PMBOK—Project Management Book of Knowledge

PMI—Project Management Institute

PS—Program Support

PSIC—Patient Safety Improvement Corps

PSC—Program Support Center

PSIRS— Patient Safety Incident Report System

PSO—Patient safety organization

REACHES—Research Empowering America's Changing Healthcare System

RFP—Request for Proposal

RUP—Rationale Unified Process

SCHIP—State Children's Health Insurance Program

SDLC—Software Development Life Cycle

THQIT—Transforming Healthcare Quality through IT

TIDS—Targeted injury detection system

TRIP—Translation of Research into Practice

USPSTF—U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

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