Capsules: Health IT Coordinator: Release Of Stage 2 Guidelines A 'Push Ahead'

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Chrisitian Torres writes about the new "meaningful use" regulation: "It's time to take electronic health records to the next level. Federal officials on Thursday released their second-stage guidelines for "meaningful use" of electronic records, which advocates say have the potential to reduce medical errors and streamline care. The proposed rules require doctors and hospitals to significantly step up their usage, as well as better engage patients and improve the transferability of records." Check out what else is on the blog.

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