Study: Meaningful use has unclear effect on quality

04/14/2014 | Medscape (free registration)

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine found meaningful use attestation was tied to better cholesterol control in diabetes patients and blood pressure regulation in those with hypertension. However, researchers said physicians in the MU group fared worse on quality scores for asthma and depression care than those who had not met MU standards. There was no difference between the groups on three other health measures evaluated.

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