Meaningful Use Stage 1 Objectives For Eligible Providers

Eligible Professionals: 15 Core Objectives Measure
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(1)Enable a user to electronically record, modify, and retrieve patient demographic data including preferred language, gender, race, ethnicity, and date of birth. - 170.304(c)
More than 50% of all unique patients seen by the EP have demographics recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(2)Maintain the patient’s active medication list - 170.302(d)
More than 80% of all unique patients seen by the EP have at least one entry (or an indication that the patient is not currently prescribed any medication) recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(3)Maintain the patient’s active medication allergy list - 170.302(e)
More than 80% of all unique patients seen by the EP have at least one entry (or an indication that the patient has no known medication allergies) recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(4)

Record and chart changes in vital signs:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Blood pressure
  • Calculate and display: BMI
  • Plot and display growthcharts for children 2–20 years, including BMI. - 170.302(f)
For more than 50% of all unique patients age 2 and over seen by the EP, the height, weight and blood pressure are recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(5) Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older. - 170.302(g)
More than 50% of all unique patients 13 years old or older seen by the EP have smoking status recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(6)Maintain an up-to-date problem list of current and active diagnoses based on ICD–9–CM or SNOMED CT®. - 170.302(c)
More than 80% of all unique patients seen by the EP have at least one entry or an indication that no problems are known for the patient recorded as structured dataPreview Image
(7) Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) of medications - 170.304(a) More than 30% of unique patients with at least one medication in their medication list seen by the EP have at least one medication order entered using CPOE Preview Image
(8) Drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction checks. - 170.302(a)
The EP has enabled this functionality for the entire EHR reporting periodPreview Image
(9) Generate and transmit permissible prescriptions electronically (eRx). - 170.304(b)
More than 40% of all permissible prescriptions written by the EP are transmitted electronically Preview Image
(10)Implement one clinical decision support rule. - 170.304(e)
Implement one clinical decision support rule relevant to specialty or high clinical priority along with the ability to track compliance for that rulePreview Image
(11)Capability to exchange key clinical information among providers of care and patient-authorized entities electronically. - 170.304(i)
Performed at least one test to electronically exchange key clinical informationPreview Image
(12)Provide clinical summaries for patient for each office visit. - 170.304(h)
Clinical summaries provided to patients for more than 50% of all office visits within three business daysPreview Image
(13)Provide patients with an electronic copy of their health information, upon request. - 170.304(f)
More than 50% of all patients of the EP who request an electronic copy of their health information are provided it within three business daysPreview Image
(14) Report a total of 6 ambulatory clinical quality measures to CMS (Medicare EHR Incentive Program) or States (Medicaid EHR Incentive Program). - 170.304(j)
For 2011, provide aggregate numerator, denominator, and exclusions through attestation as discussed in section II(A)(3) of this final rule

For 2012, electronically submit the clinical quality measures as discussed in section II(A)(3) of this final rule
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(15) Protect electronic health information created or maintained by the certified EHR technology through the implementation of appropriate technical capabilities. - 170.302 (o)-(w)
Conduct or review a security risk analysis per 45 CFR 164.308 (a)(1) and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of its risk management processPreview Image