Gulf Coast Regional Extension Center

Who We Are

UTHealth Houston

The GCREC is a program within the School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth focusing on Meaningful Use consulting and EHR technical assistance. Our regionally-based consultants are experts in their field with years of experience in project management, vendor selection, workflow redesign, and Meaningful Use attestation support. Our work with Texas clinicians and small hospitals has resulted in improved practice workflows, optimized billing, and successful receipt of over $12 million in EHR incentives.

Our Expertise

Our consultants are backed by years of experience and training, including the following professional designations:

  • Health IT technical support certification
  • Project Management certification
  • Master of science degrees in health informatics
  • EHR vendor certification