Mandating electronic medical records
It's time all health care providers large and small embrace and invest in medical records technology for the benefit of their patients.
Since 1992, care for all patients in the UNC Health Care System has been managed with the use of a detailed electronic medical record.
Review this table to determine appropriate stage of participation based on your first year in the EHR Incentive Programs.
For more information about Stage 1 and Stage 2, visit the Requirements for Previous Years page.
Several provider organizations across the country are beneficiaries of these resources.
This is an outstanding program that will help identify and define the best paths forward for electronic records technology.
Electronic medical records hold great promise for improving quality of care.
My friend and fellow National Quality Forum board member David Brailer is the National Health Information Technology Coordinator at the Department of Health and Human Services.How to Participate in the EHR Incentive Programs Are you ready to register and/or attest?