For a long time, health professionals have known the value of EMR towards collecting more efficient and useful patient data. The creation of health equity and elimination of health disparities requires greater access to care and a good part of access is clinicians being able to access medical records rapidly to create patient-centered treatment and preventive care plans.
This article gives a good overview for those considering EMRs aquisition as they relate to the Stimulus package approved by Congress. Group practice managers, physicians, and other organizations interested in EMR would find the article very much worthwhile.
The Stimulus Bill and Meaningful Use of Qualified EHRs / EMRs
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