Meaningful Use


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Meaningful Use


"Meaningful Use" is defined as using a certified electronic health record (EHR) technology to:



Ultimately, it is hoped that the meaningful use compliance will result in:



Meaningful use sets specific objectives that eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals must achieve to qualify for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Incentive Programs. For further information, visit HealthIT.gov


Stages of Meaningful Use


Meaningful Use objectives are set to evolve in three stages over a five year period:



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