Hospitals Make Strides To Show Meaningful Use: ONC
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3/11/2013 | 7:15:34 PM
re: Hospitals Make Strides To Show Meaningful Use: ONC
It seems to me that most providers are installing the EHRG«÷s with the sole objective of attesting to Meaningful Use. Incentive payments seem to be the basis for the decisions, rather than using the full capabilities available with EHR technology. It will be interesting to see what happens as we get closer to Meaningful Use 2.

Jay Simmons
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3/10/2013 | 2:12:10 PM
re: Hospitals Make Strides To Show Meaningful Use: ONC
This kind of analysis will be increasingly important as we assess healthcare IT. The vast majority of provides will have some level of electronic records -- but when you say you have electronic records, what does that mean? And what is that technology letting you do that you couldn't do before?

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