Meaningful Use Stage 3 Information

On March 12, 2014, members of the Health It Policy Committee approved a scaled back version of Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements by about 33%. This leaves 19 measures creating more focus on four areas:

  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Patient Engagement
  • Care Coordination
  • Population Management

The 19 objectives included in the recommendations are:

Under improving quality:

  • Clinical decision support
  • Order tracking
  • Demographics and patient information
  • Care planning – advance directive
  • Electronic notes
  • Hospital labs
  • Unique device identifiers

Under patients and families in care:

  • View, download and transmit
  • Patient generated health data
  • Secure messaging
  • Visit summary and clinical summary
  • Patient education

Under improving care coordination:

  • Summary of care at transitions
  • Notifications
  • Medication reconciliation

Under improving population and public health:

  • Immunization history
  • Registries
  • Electronic lab reporting
  • Syndromic surveillance
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