Meaningful Use

Impact of Meaningful Use on Clinical Workflow in Emergency Departments

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This research investigated how electronic health record use affected clinical workflow, efficiency, and quality of care in the emergency department, and developed recommendations for future stages of Meaningful Use.

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September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2018

Using Social Knowledge Networking (SKN) Technology To Enable Meaningful Use of EHR Technology

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This pilot project implemented a Social Knowledge Networking system and concluded that it supported progress toward meaningful use of medication reconciliation technology in an electronic health record.

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September 30, 2016 to September 28, 2018

Effect of Electronic Health Record Use on Preventive Screening for Comorbid Medicaid Adults

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This study found increased rates for some screening and preventative services following adoption of federally-certified electronic health records.

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July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in North Carolina and Tennessee

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This project assessed and made recommendations about draft Stage 3 Meaningful Use objectives in the areas of care coordination and patient and family engagement.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in Pennsylvania and Utah

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This project evaluated select Stage 3 Meaningful Use criteria in the Patient and Family Engagement, Care Coordination, and Interoperability domains and developed recommendations to improve them and increase their value to hospitals and practices implementing them.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in Oklahoma and the District of Columbia

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This project provided input to inform the development of nine proposed Stage 3 MU objectives focused on patient engagement, interoperability, and care coordination.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Evaluation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use Objectives: Analysis in Maryland and Arkansas

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This project evaluated the feasibility of two Stage 3 Meaningful Use Care Coordination measures and provided feedback to policymakers and providers for their improvement.

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September 26, 2013 to September 25, 2014

Care Coordination Enabled by Health Information Technology: What Will It Take?

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This project assessed the feasibility and measurability care coordination activities and found that the electronic health record was infrequently used to support care coordination.

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September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2014

Learning from Primary Care Meaningful Use Exemplars

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This project assessed quality measurement performance and electronic health record (EHR) implementation and found that EHR reminders were associated with improved performance.

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September 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

Impact of Meaningful Use Patient Engagement Objectives in a Multicultural Practice-Based Research Network

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The goal of this project was to inform development of several Stage 3 Meaningful Use patient engagement objectives.

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September 15, 2013 to November 30, 2014