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For more then 15 years, CHAN has methodically built an infrastructure that affords innovative opportunities.  CHAN's cumulative endeavors, particularly in the Health Information Technology (HIT) arena, enable the provision of enriched patient experiences and quality care through HIT.


  • Implemented GE Centricity Physician Office electronic health record system (EHR) that is standardized and centrally managed. One-hundred percent of the member providers use the system for patient care.
  • Selected and implemented GE Centricity Physician Office Practice Management (PM). The PM system is fully integrated with the EHR and enables HIPAA compliant business transactions.
  • Implemented secure web-enabled technology tools, Secure Patient Portal and Secure Messaging, for authorized users to interact with the health center for services and information.
  • Standardized financial definitions and practices including chart of accounts, status and performance report and compliance oversight procedures.
  • Adopted and implemented evidence based practices and protocols for preventive health care services and the management of chronic health conditions (Diabetes, Asthma, Depression, and Cardiovascular). 
  • Integrated sub-specialty services and programs for oral health, behavioral health and obstetrics into the primary care settings for the underserved populations.
  • Provide structured technical assistance and operations consulting services to other Health Centers and Networks.