EHR Meaningful Use Resources

Many are looking forward to having a final definition of the terms meaningful use and certified EHR in order to get EHR stimulus money from ARRA. The EHR meaningful use matrix was released by the HIT Policy Committee to ONC and here’s a nice review of some of the issues with the EHR meaningful use matrix. For those who don’t know about the EHR stimulus money, here’s the EHR stimulus bill simplified.

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ONC Meeting with CCHIT Alternatives and Meaningful Use Sent Back by David Blumenthal

Two really interesting developments are occurring with the all important EHR stimulus package. Check out the following two EMR news items:
Definition of Meaningful Use sent back to HIT Policy Committee by David Blumenthal
Alternative EHR Certifications to CCHIT Meeting with ONC

It’s going to be a busy summer for those interested in EMR and EHR. It’s amazing what a few billion dollars of EHR stimulus money will do.