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Meaningful Use has Implications For Patients, Not only Providers

Editor’s note: What about the impact on patient health and outcomes?

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Survey: Meaningful use compliance reduces physician productivity
A Medical Group Management Association survey found that 67.9% of responding doctors said fulfilling the 25 meaningful use requirements to qualify for stimulus incentives slows their work flow. Doctors surveyed said implementing a certified electronic health record to enable at least 10% of patients to access their medical records within 96 hours of data availability is the most difficult meaningful use measure to meet. Modern Healthcare (free registration)(3/5)

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March 8, 2010 - Posted by | Electronic health records, health information technology, healthcare | , , ,

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