CIOs to Farzad: More Time for Stage 2 Meaningful Use Adoption, Please – Search Health IT

While they believe that meaningful use guidelines are essential for advancing healthcare, members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives asked for an extension on adoption deadlines. Because they are undergoing other health IT initiatives and because of the complexity of EHR systems, the association believes that more time is needed:

CHIME members’ main issue with meaningful use is its rush to adoption…For example, after delivery of the patient portal we will have to map data elements from the patient record and clinical staff will need to ensure that the data is representing accurately.

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