Hospitals Ready for Meaningful Use Now

  • What: Approximately 68 percent of hospitals have purchased technology from a software vendor that has been certified to the 2014 Edition certification criteria, according to data collected through June 2013.
  • Who: Report from HIMSS Analytics.
  • Why: At least 60 percent of hospitals in the sample have met the requirements for at least nine of the core metrics that define Stage 2 meaningful use, and some 70 percent of respondents across all metrics are actively moving toward meeting Stage 2 meaningful use requirements.
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