Study: Meaningful Use Stage 1 CPOE is too low to reduce deaths

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According to a new Health Affairs study, that threshold is "probably too low" to help to decrease the number of deaths from pneumonia, heart failure and heart attacks. It says that the 30% threshold is not enough to improve the safety of patients and to reduce errors made in prescribing. The suggestion of the study is to raise it to 60% then to 80%.

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