Debate box

September 1, 2010

As the Health Information Technology Policy Committee (HITPC) prepares the stage two definition of “meaningful use” of EHRs, there is ongoing debate over the perceived long-term benefits versus the immediate expenses-both in terms of money and time. This week we discuss the current status of EHR implementation and incentives.

EHRs and Meaningful Use 

 

 

 

As the Health Information Technology Policy Committee
(HITPC) prepares the stage two definition of “meaningful use”
of EHRs, there is ongoing debate over the perceived long-term
benefits versus the immediate expenses-both in terms of 
money and time. This week we discuss the current status
of EHR implementation and incentives.