Ninety-six percent of federally-funded health centers had an electronic health record in use at some or all sites in 2013 and 84.5 percent reported that their providers are receiving meaningful use payments, according to data released last week by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
HRSA also reports that the health centers are using EHRs to capture and use patient work information to learn more about their patients work and health. To help the health centers, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) EHR Working Group is working with them to improve the collection and use of work information in EHRs.
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