How can the meaningful use program become more meaningful? Judy McCarthy, chief technology officer at National Jewish Health, shares her thoughts in preparation of the Health IT Summit in Denver later this month.

In the meaningful use (MU) program, much of the attention has been on the development of electronic health records (EHRs), which can become information silos. As the data in EHRs becomes more robust and comprehensive, organizations can begin to analyze this information in an effort to provide higher quality care and affect outcomes.

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