Tuesday, March 27, 2012

2012: The Year of Meaningful Use

Mostashari, Farzad and Marilyn Tavenner. "2012: The Year of Meaningful Use." HealthITBuzz, March 26, 2012.

From the opinion: "Health IT plays a central role in building a 21st Century health care system—where care is safer, better coordinated, and patient-centered, where we pay for the right care, not just more care. Increasing the adoption and use of health IT is crucial, so we’ve set an ambitious goal for 2012: get 100,000 health care providers paid under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs by year’s end. For us to succeed, we need you—the states and our many other health IT partners—to join us in this effort." Read more