Greater Health Information Exchange In Next Phase Of HIT Meaningful Use
More stringent requirements for health information exchange, as well as clinical decision support, will be a part of the next phase of requirements to demonstrate the meaningful use of health information technology, HHS' David Blumenthal said.
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CMS highlights the greater role that health information exchange will play in stage 2 meaningful use for electronic health records and sets the stage for an even more robust use of health data to promote safety and efficiency as the agency moves toward stage 3.
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Getting the most out of the movement towards the use of electronic health records will depend on how well data are exchanged. The Bipartisan Policy Center offers recommendations on building a better environment for exchanging information.
Preliminary objectives of next round of demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records also include greater emphasis on clinical decision support and health information exchange, as expected.