Review Chapter 9 of your textbook Integrated Electronic Health Records-Worktext, especially the portions that describe the CMS initiative on Meaningful Use. Your instructor may provide additional suggestions on references for this assignment.
The Meaningful Use program established incentives and priorities for installation of the EHR by Eligible Providers. Elements of Meaningful Use were revised to be included within the CMS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and other programs of the CMS. The history of the Meaningful Use program, in terms of the goals for use of EHR in healthcare facilities and dramatic changes that have occurred in healthcare information technologies as a result, should be understood by future staff in a modern HIM department.
Using the suggested references and reading for this module, answer the following questions:
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