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Meaningful Use

Meaningful use refers to a government program that provides financial incentives for using certified electronic health records (EHRs) to improve patient care.

At Akron Children’s, most of the aspects of meaningful use aren’t new. We’ve been on a journey to improve quality, patient safety and efficiency for a long time. Some of our current initiatives include:

While the underlying principles are familiar to us, meaningful use provides an additional incentive for our efforts.