HIT policy group examines stage 2 MU measures

04/5/2012 | Healthcare IT News · Government Health IT online

Some members of the HIT Policy Committee at a meeting Wednesday showed concerns that the proposed stage 2 meaningful use regulations would compel qualified providers to gather data for 120 suggested new measures to update their certified EHR systems, when some of those measures may likely never be tracked by the federal government. The panel's quality measures workgroup believes the proposal did not adequately address care coordination, says workgroup chairman David Lansky. "We’re not going to be able to see a lot of measured improvement around care coordination if this is the best we’re able to do over the next three years," Lansky added.

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