The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has provided these charts to help providers determine if their EHRs meet the Certified EHR Technology definition in meaningful use Stage 2. Click on the images to enlarge.
Follow the flowchart to see if your EHR meets the new definition. Note the specific pathways for eligible professionals (EPs) and eligible hospitals (EHs) and critical access hospitals (CAHs).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has "made significant improvements by recasting the EHR meaningful use program and by reducing quality reporting burdens," said AMA President Steven Stack, MD.