Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is a part of the FDA that was formed in the 1970
Also see: CDRH
Also see: CDC
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Also see: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Central nervous system (CNS) is that part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord.
Also see: CNS
Certificate of Coverage (COC) is a description of the benefits included in a carrier's plan. The certificate of coverage is required by state laws and represents the coverage provided under the contract issued to the employer.
Also see: COC
Certified Electronic Health Record Software or System is one that has been tested and certified under the Temporary Certification Program maintained by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). The Certified HIT Product List (CHPL) includes the specific product version that has actually been certified. For the ONC certified product list, visit http://www.cchit.org/products/onc-atcb/all/1000
Also see: Electronic Health Record System, Electronic Health Record Software, EHR Software
see Certified Electronic Health Record Software
Also see: Electronic Health Record System