Meaningful use stage 3 includes all of the requirements that physicians must meet to receive their incentives and avoid any penalties. Physicians must meet eight overall objectives, in contrast to the earlier requirement for them to choose from a core menu of options. Stage 3 also promotes the use of APIs to bridge the gaps between health IT systems and to provide increased data access.
For thousands of healthcare providers around the U.S., the #5 objective is handled by ViewMyHealthRecords.com.
Below is what must be provided by the physician:
Patient electronic access: To help encourage patient engagement, meaningful use stage 3 includes an objective in which eligible physicians must provide access to EHRs to more than 80% of patients, with the option to view and download the records.
As the leading U.S. healthcare technology company in providing the link between patients and their health records, ViewMyHealthRecords.com will satisfy the government requirements for physicians / healthcare providers that participate in Meaningful Use Stage 3.