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Another Regional Extension Center (REC) has met its target for signing up priority primary care providers (PPCPs). The REC for Mississippi, eQHealth Solutions, Inc. , hit the 100 percent mark on May 17, 2011.
The Mississippi REC took an early lead in the effort to help PPCPs on the road to meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) products. Just three months into the process, the REC had signed up 25 percent of its goal of 1,000 practices. At the six-month mark, more than 600 providers were signed-up, including 220 providers associated with the state’s network of community health centers (CHCs).
Meaningful use and patients: What will it do for you?
So, what does all of this mean to you, the patient? It means a more informed medical experience and improved continuity of care.