Health IT – How to close the EHR adoption gap and achieve true meaningful use

Over the last decade, the US healthcare industry has been on the digital transformation path, moving from paper to digital records on a quest for interoperability, enhanced patient care, and reduced costs. The US government has paved this path with meaningful use (MU) goals that, when reached, are rewarded with dollars. As a result, nationwide electronic health record (EHR) usage has grown significantly.

Achieving and sustaining true meaningful use, however, is a common challenge among healthcare organizations.