Doctors are less likely than advanced practice providers and nursing staff to believe that their department will effectively solve Meaningful Use implementation problems, and are less willing to change their work behavior for MU.   

That is among the findings of survey results published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Providers and staff representing 47 ambulatory practices within an integrated delivery system were surveyed. The purpose of the survey was to examine perceptions about the MU program and their readiness for implementing it. The highest percentages of the 400 total responses were from physicians (69.9 percent), and from individuals that had been in their role for 1-4 years (41.0 percent), practiced in specialty care clinics (65.5 percent), and used the EHR 5-7 days per week (86.7 percent).

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