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Much has changed in 2014 for Meaningful Use (MU)—and been changed back again, temporarily. Many practices have questions about how to participate effectively. Physicians and practice managers are concerned about putting undo burden on themselves and other staff, tracking and reporting accurately, and avoiding an audit. Find out how to get the incentive, avoid the penalty, and participate in MU through lessons learned from other EHR users.
Meaningful use expert Barbara Drury will shares her AAA advice:
· A(dopt): Experiences learned from MU1 and MU2 EHR users
· A(ttest): Issues to address during and after yearly attestations
· A(udit): Housekeeping and preparation experiences to date
· Quality opportunities beyond MU
This is your chance to make sure you are doing MU right—from Adopting through Attestation and Audits!
Barbara Drury, BA, FHIMSS, is President of Pricare Inc., an independent health information technology consulting firm founded in 1982. She frequently lectures and writes about the impact of office-based computer systems and electronic medical record systems for entities such as medical societies, healthcare organizations, and others. Ms. Drury served as an appointee to the ONC's Technical Expert Panel on Unintended Consequences of HIT Adoption. She has achieved Fellow Status with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and has served on the HIMSS Public Policy Committee and the Davies Ambulatory Award Committee. Ms. Drury is also a frequent speaker at the HIMSS Annual Conference and is the recipient of the December 2004 and the April 2009 Spirit of HIMSS award.