With Stage 2 of the electronic health records meaningful use program now pushed back to 2014, providers not yet participating should take advantage of the extra year to get caught up in Stage 1, advised Debra Alligood White, a partner in the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Presenting during an HDM Web seminar on the proposed Stage 2 rules, White noted that multiple EHR vendors have guaranteed that their products and support will help providers successfully attest for meaningful use. She also emphasized the importance of having extra time for end user training of EHRs.

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