Public health agencies aren’t making it easy for providers to attest to the public health objectives folded into the meaningful use program. But federal agencies have set up new policies as well as new formatting and testing tools to ease the pain of working with “beleaguered” public health agencies, says Seth Foldy, M.D., director of Public Health Informatics and Technology Program Office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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