Lucien Roberts of Pulse Systems examines the current Stage 1 requirements of "meaningful use" for EHRs and explores if the rules are really improving patient care.
Medical practices nationwide are in various stages of meeting the government's "meaningful use" rules for EHR systems. But while collecting and tracking patient data is important, are the requirements really making a difference when it comes to patient care?
In this video, Lucien Roberts of health IT firm Pulse Systems looks at Stage 1 rules for meaningful use, upcoming stages of the federal mandate, and whether these measures are improving the care of patients visiting private practices.
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