Meaningful, Meaningful Use: Going the extra mile with EHRs

Included in the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) President Obama signed in 2009 is an incentive program to promote the adoption, and more importantly, the Meaningful Use (MU) of electronic health records (EHRs) and IT software by United States healthcare providers. There are many different objectives and measures within the three stages of Meaningful Use, but a majority of them center on patient engagement. In order to truly engage their patients, healthcare providers must adopt intuitive patient portals with document viewing tools that make it easy for patients to access their health information. But with the clock ticking and financial penalties beginning in 2015 for those who fail to meet MU requirements, it's important for healthcare providers to begin their EHR research now...

In this August 2013 eBook we take an in-depth look at:

  • What is the HITECH Act
  • What is Meaningful Use
  • Meaningful Use Incentive Timeline
  • How To Leverage The Right Document Viewer for Patient Engagement
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