Stage 2: Rubber Meets The Road

As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program – the government’s grand scheme o drag the American healthcare system, kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century.

The program’s promise and appeal from the start was that it would move healthcare from an industry stuck in antiquated ways and mired in paper, into a smooth, sleek, efficient digital system, more akin to what consumers experience when banking, or buying a book or refrigerator on Amazon.

Blumenthal, who served as the third national coordinator for health information technology – is often credited as the architect of the meaningful use program.

Read the source article at Healthcare IT News

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