A large majority of hospitals attesting for Stage 2 are reporting on the three mandatory public health measures: immunizations, infectious disease lab results and syndromic surveillance data from emergency department visits.

Hospitals can be excluded from one or more measures if their public health agency cannot accept electronic reporting, or they do not perform a service such as vaccinations or urgent care. But in 2014, 88 percent have reported to immunizations, 85 percent on lab results and 75 percent on syndromic surveillance, according to new information from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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