"Mass Extinction Event" May Wipe Out Most EHRs?

 

On January 1, 2014, Stage 2 of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) meaningful use incentive program begins for physician practices.

But there's a major problem. Most of the doctors who met the requirements for stage 1 aren't going to be able to meet the requirements for stage 2. Why? Their electronic health records (EHRs) aren't up to the task. And neither are their vendors.

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