This FINAL RULE (Publication Date: 07/28/2010) implements the provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Pub. L. 111-5) that provide incentive payments to eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs that adopt and successfully demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.
Download the Meaningful Use Matrix Stage 1
Below is an excerpt of the publication that identifies Stage 1 Meaningful Use Objectives and Associated Measures Sorted by Core and Menu Set. Commonly referred to as "the meaningful use matrix".
Wondering what questions to ask an EHR Vendor?
If you’re seriously in the market for an EHR system, then you’re probably acutely aware of the swarms of vendors who are all vying for your attention. And while there are many benefits to both the provider and patient, an ill-conceived plan for selection and conversion can be costly, chaotic, and doomed to failure. So with so many vendors all clamoring to get your attention, how do you begin the process of narrowing the field?