NYC Health: Primary Care Information Project (PCIP)

If your clinic or practice hasn’t implemented an Electronic Health Record (EHR) the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has a program that you might consider. The Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) ( has been in existence since 2005 and has completed 1,500 EHR implementations in NYC. It currently offers: subsidized licensing of eClinicalWorks (, support for installing and implementation, assistance in practice redesign, privacy and security, meaningful use, pay for performance and biosurveillance. I have attached the Program Application including a description of the Program Eligibility and Program Benefits.  PCIP Application

You can also apply online at:

While PCIP has included a subsidy for the eClinicalWorks license this
support is running out and it is uncertain if it will continue in 2010.
Practices considering participation should contact PCIP ( as soon as possible.

The PCIP project has applied for funding as a Federal Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center ( which would permit continuing support for EHR-enabled primary care.

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