Patients and providers are much more aware of these capabilities, and they are one more metric availalbe to grade rank. HealthGrades, and many other sites list Meaningful Use as one of their criteria.
Health IT is now firmly embedded as one of the key factors in quality measures. It shares equal importance with mortality rates, infection rates, readmission rates, patient satisfaction scores and others.
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2016 Wired Survey Results