What Meaningful Use means?
We can use very simplified definition of meaningful use is:
“significantly improved health information’s outcome maintained by electronic records systems”.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 specifies main components of Meaningful Use :
The use of a certified EHR in a meaningful manner, such as e-prescribing.
The use of EHR technology for electronic exchange of health information to improve quality of health care.
The use of EHR technology to submit clinical quality and other measures.