Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Lecture:Standards of Meaningful Use and the Future of Meaningful Use
Slide content:MU Effect on Patient Care - 1 Positive Rates of adverse drug events 27-29% lower in EHs adopting core medication MU criteria ( Encinosa & Bae , 2014) Hospitals with higher EHR adoption had: Improved performance on process quality measures Higher patient satisfaction No improvement in efficiency (Adler-Milstein, Everson, & Lee, 2015) 18
Slide notes:What about the effect of meaningful use on patient care? There have been both positive and negative studies. In terms of positive studies, one showed that rates of adverse drug events were lower in eligible hospitals that had adopted the core medication meaningful use criteria. Another study found that hospitals with higher EHR adoption had improved performance on process quality measures and higher patient satisfaction, although no demonstrable improvement in efficiency occurred. 18