Tuesday, October 2, 2012

More Docs Joining HIEs, Attesting to Stage 1

McCann, Erin. "More Docs Joining HIEs, Attesting to Stage 1." Healthcare IT News, October 1, 2012.

From the article: "Nearly half of U.S. physician groups plan to join a health information exchange (HIE), according to the findings of a new CapSite report released Friday.

The 4th Annual U.S. Ambulatory Electronic Health Record & Practice Management (PM) Study showed 43 percent of the 509,280 surveyed physicians indicated they plan to join an HIE.

Survey findings also show 43 percent of respondent groups have successfully attested to Stage 1 meaningful use criteria, with 34 percent saying they have not yet attested. Out of physician groups who have attested to Stage 1, some 56 percent have received government incentive funds, and 21 percent have not." Read more