Medical Records Institute Announces New TEPR Award for EMRs Best Meeting Medicolegal Requirements

Friday, April 4, 2008 General News J E 4
BOSTON, April 3, 2008 Medical Records Institute (MRI)announces a new TEPR Award category: EMRs Best Meeting MedicolegalRequirements. Honorees will be announced at the TEPR 2008 opening session onMonday, May 19, in Fort Lauderdale FL.

This new TEPR Award is the first major effort to challenge EMR vendors todemonstrate that their products meet a range of EMR medicolegal requirements,including identity and authentication, document version management, signatureevents, data integrity and document event auditing functions.

TEPR Awards have a long history of recognizing leading EMR and health ITsolutions, with honorees gaining market recognition and customers guidancetoward selecting and implementing EMRs and other health IT solutions.

Prior to TEPR, candidates for the award (who must be TEPR exhibitors) willcomplete a questionnaire designed by a team of independent attorneys, legalexperts, and EMR and health information management professionals. Judges willscore the submissions to determine finalists, who must make a 15-minutedemonstration to the panel of judges at TEPR in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, May18, 2008. These presentations will be open to all TEPR registrants, includingmembers of the press. Judges will then determine first, second, and thirdhonors to be announced at the TEPR opening session on Monday, May 19.

Other TEPR 2008 Awards categories include Hot Products and Personal HealthRecords. All TEPR Award categories have similar requirements and processesfor vendor submissions.

For more information about TEPR and the TEPR Awards, see, or contact Claudia Tessier: seeking information about TEPR exhibits should contact MichaelLawrence at 617-964-3923 ext 217 or

About Medical Records Institute

Medical Records Institute's (MRI) mission is to promote and enhance thejourney towards electronic medical records, e-health, mobile health, andrelated applications of information technologies. MRI does this by serving asan international forum for sharing knowledge, experience, and solutions withthe healthcare community at large, but especially with healthcarepractitioners, as well as professionals in information technology and healthinformation management. Most notably, MRI hosts the annual TEPR (Towards theElectronic Patient Record) Conference, now in its 24th year. For moreinformation, please visit

SOURCE Medical Records Institute


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