News Analysis

Does Meaningful Use Need an Overhaul?

The meaningful use incentive program has stimulated electronic health record adoption in the United States -- but confusing, conflicting proposals to change and delay the program's next stages lead many to wonder if meaningful use needs to be fixed.
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  • Electronic Health Records
  • Healthcare Industry
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