EMR/EHR Meaningful Use definition and goals

Meaningful Use is a set of criteria applied to EMR/EHR technology to achieve health and efficiency goals. The Meaningful Use objectives are organized into patient-driven groups that relate to the following health outcome policy priorities:

  • Improve Quality, Safety, Efficiency
  • Engage patients and families
  • Improve Care Coordination
  • Improve Public and Population Health
  • Ensure Privacy and Security for Personal Health Information

Meeting the specific objectives and demonstrating Meaningful Use allows eligible professionals and hospitals to qualify for incentive payments through the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

How to qualify:

Learn more about eligibility requirements here.

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