Health IT "Meaningful Use" Definition To Evolve In Stages, CMS Rule Says
The definition of meaningful use of health information technology in the form of electronic health records will evolve in stages, with the earliest stage focusing on data capture and basic use of that information, according to a proposal by CMS
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