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Clinical Application Coordinator (CAC)

Welcome to the IHS CAC web portal. This site provides news, information and resources to assist Clinical Application Coordinators in the implementation and maintenance of EHR-related, multi-service clinical software applications. We encourage you to make use of this valuable support on an on going basis and we look for your contributions to maintaining it as a valuable and relevant resource.

CAC Updates

EHR Current Status

Innovation & Best Practices

  • Clinical Reminders - The Next Step: Sites who are using Clinical Reminders have demonstrated an improvement in their GPRA performance measures by informing the clinician when the patient is due for a clinical activity such as a health maintenance reminder. Reminder "dialogs" assist the clinician in resolving the reminder in a standardized manner. Your site should have the EHR fully implemented for at least 6 months before implementing reminders.

  • Tips and Tricks to maximize your EHR. [This link will take you to the EHR FTP site that is only available to those on the IHS Network.]

  • Information on Medication Reconciliation

Training News and Information

References & Resources


The best resource for support with the job of being a Clinical Application Coordinator is the EHR Listserv. A number of experienced CACs monitor the Listserv and respond promptly and thoroughly to questions raised by others. By using a forum such as the Listserv, the entire EHR community benefits from the discussion.

This file last modified: Wednesday October 24, 2007  12:36 PM