Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Lecture:Meaningful Use Operationalized
Slide content:Stage 1 MU Core Objectives Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) E-Prescribing (eRx) Report ambulatory clinical quality measures to CMS/ States Implement one clinical decision support rule Provide patients with an electronic copy of their health information, upon request Provide clinical summaries for patients for each office visit Drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction checks Record demographics Maintain up-to-date problem list of current and active diagnoses Maintain active medication and medication allergy lists Record and chart changes in vital signs Record smoking status for patients 13 years or older Capability to exchange key clinical information among providers of care and patient-authorized entities electronically Protect electronic health information 12
Slide notes:This slide shows the original core objectives for Stage 1 of meaningful use. You can see the various objectives, such as recording demographics, problem lists, medication lists, and allergy lists. Also required was providing clinical summaries. Another requirement was using, to a certain level, computerized provider order entry , or CPOE , implementing clinical decision support, carrying out a security risk analysis, and reporting clinical quality measures. This was the Stage 1 of meaningful use that the early meaningful use program participants had to achieve to get their first payments under the HITECH Act. 12