Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Mapping Hospital Readiness for Meaningful Use

The HIMSS Analytics Study now includes questions on hospital readiness for Meaningful Use, including use of structured templates developed by the Health Story Project

CHICAGO (June 1, 2010) – With hospitals expected to meet in 2011 the first phase of deadlines for Meaningful Use specified in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, HIMSS Analytics has added new questions to its annual Survey on Meaningful Use. The questions include those developed by the Health Story Project on the inclusion of structured document standards that must be in place so that narrative data converts to a structured format and can be imported in to the EMR. Read the full press release at Health Story Project.

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