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Vendor Meaningful Use Compare Tool

Purpose

Meaningful use is the use of certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology to improve the overall quality of healthcare for providers and patients. The Vendor Meaningful Use Compare tool uses a rating scale from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) to evaluate the functionalities of Meaningful Use guidelines within the EHR.  

Contents

  • Demographics/Case Management
  • Patient History
  • Current Health Data, Encounters, Health Risk Appraisal, and Coordination of Care
  • Encounter - Progress Notes
  • Problem Lists
  • Care Plans
  • Prevention
  • Patient Access to Personal Health Information/Patient Education
  • Alerts/ Reminders
  • Orders
  • Results
  • Medication
  • Confidentiality and Security
  • Clinical Decision Support/Quality Improvement
  • Reporting
  • Cost Measuring/Quality Assurance
  • Chronic Disease Management/Population Health
  • Consents, Authorizations and Directives
  • Billing
  • Document Management
Contact Person/Organization: 

HealthIT.gov

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 
2013
Videos: 

What is Meaningful Use?

The HITECH Act: Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use