Strategy: The Next Phase of Meaningful Use
Making Providers Accountable
Meaningful Use Stage 2 emphasizes data sharing -- both among providers and with patients. Getting there will require a major cultural shift for hospitals and medical practices, as well as for health IT vendors.
In this report, we discuss the challenges that lie ahead, how patients respond to engagement efforts, and what physicians need to do to get away from antiquated fax communications and embrace true electronic health information exchange. (S6201212)