The advocacy groups representing hospitals, doctors, and health IT professionals have all submitted comments criticizing Stage 3 MU.
A cross-sectional study published by Annals of Internal Medicine measuring the accuracy of electronic reporting as compared to manual review concludes that the quality measurements outlined in MU have wide accuracy variations that should be further investigated.
More than 50 percent of healthcare organizations report medical identity theft among their patients. The World Privacy Forum estimates the street value of a single medical record at 50 times that of a financial record.
A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine predicts EHR adoption rates among family physicians increasing to 80 percent in 2013.