Go to the HealthIT.Gov website for information on Meaningful Use:
Using this website and your reading for this module, answer the following questions:
- What are the goals of the Meaningful Use program?
- There are three stages of Meaningful Use. How does each stage build upon the previous one?
- Choose four of the Meaningful Use Criteria from on the table below, which is from the website: https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/how-attain-meaningful-use
- What are some things a healthcare organization can do to meet each criteria that you chose?
|Stage 1:||Stage 2:||Stage 3:|
|Meaningful use criteria focus on:||Meaningful use criteria focus on:||Meaningful use criteria focus on:|
|Electronically capturing health information in a standardized format||More rigorous health information exchange (HIE)||Improving quality, safety, and efficiency, leading to improved health outcomes|
|Using that information to track key clinical conditions||Increased requirements for e-prescribing and incorporating lab results||Decision support for national high-priority conditions|
|Communicating that information for care coordination processes||Electronic transmission of patient care summaries across multiple settings||Patient access to self-management tools|
|Initiating the reporting of clinical quality measures and public health information||More patient-controlled data||Access to comprehensive patient data through patient-centered HIE|
|Using information to engage patients and their families in their care||Improving population health|