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Just 1 Doc in 10 Meets Meaningful Use Criteria

More physicians are using electronic health records (EHRs), but a significantly smaller proportion of eligible physicians say they have met the first stage of meaningful use criteria, a study found.

In a national survey, 43.5% of physicians in March 2012 reported having a basic EHR  —  up from 34% in 2011  —  but only 9.8% said they met meaningful use criteria, reported Catherine M. DesRoches, PhD, of Mathematica Policy Research in Cambridge, Mass., and colleagues.

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