Though a large majority of healthcare organizations (70 percent) have met meaningful use electronic health record requirements, they have not been able to maximize the full potential of meaningful use, according to a recent survey conducted by Pittsburgh-based healthcare IT firm Stoltenberg Consulting. 

The survey of 211 hospital and physician practice IT professionals at HIMSS14 also revealed that lack of resources (50 percent) is or has been the biggest barrier to achieving meaningful use, followed by restricted time frames (23 percent), lack of buy-in from their organizations (15 percent), and competing health IT projects (12 percent).

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