Health Care Trends With a Social Media Twist
With HIMSS11 kicking off this Sunday, meaningful use continues to be in the spotlight, and will certainly prove to be an important topic at the show. Just this week, the HIMSS organization released findings from a survey to assess hospitals' adoption of health IT and meeting meaningful use.
27 percent of the 442 hospitals polled are expecting to achieve all 14 core meaningful use measures by May 2012. While this is encouraging, it still shows there is plenty of room for growth. A key issue associated with achieving meaningful use is physician adoption of EMRs. One way to encourage adoption is enabling physicians to quickly, easily and securely access patient data.
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