Stage 2 of the electronic health records meaningful use program started in October 2013 for hospitals and January 2014 for eligible professionals. On June 10, federal officials gave an update on the industry's progress: A grand total of eight hospitals and 447 eligible providers have attested to Stage 2. There's no typo there-eight and 447.
All Health Data Management articles are archived after 7 days. REGISTER NOW for unlimited access to all recently archived articles, as well as thousands of searchable stories. Registered Members also gain access to exclusive industry white paper downloads, web seminars, podcasts, e-books, and conference discounts. Qualified members may also choose to receive our free monthly magazine and any of our e-newsletters covering the latest breaking news, opinions from industry leaders, developing trends and specialized topics like EHR's, revenue cycle management, health insurance exchanges, analytics, and more!