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Physician Adoption of Meaningful Use Functionalities

Percent of Physicians with Selected Computerized Capabilities Related to Meaningful Use Objectives
2013

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Summary:

In 2013, physician adoption rates for computerized capabilities related to selected Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Stage 2 objectives ranged from 39% to 83%. About three-quarters or more of physicians had adopted computerized capabilities for recording key patient health information and medication safety and management. Capabilities related to patient engagement, incorporating lab results as structured data, and reporting to immunization registries had lower adoption rates.

Source:

CDC/NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Electronic Health Record Survey.

Notes:

VDT is 'view online, download or transmit'. Data represent non-federal office-based physicians providing direct patient care in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, excluding radiologists, anesthesiologists, and pathologists.

Suggested Citation:

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. 'Percent of Physicians with Selected Computerized Capabilities Related to Meaningful Use Objectives,' Health IT Quick-Stat #9. dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/FIG-physicians-with-meaningful-use-functionalities-in-their-EHR.php. January 2014.