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Despite concerns, officials plan to stay on schedule for Stage 2 requirements
Modern Healthcare

Despite concerns that some providers are lagging in the adoption of electronic health records, federal officials plan to stay on schedule in requiring hospitals to meet Stage 2 meaningful-use requirements, the officials said Wednesday.

Democratic and Republican senators representing rural states ran through a litany of concerns and obstacles rural providers face in meeting the requirements of the program that provides financial incentives to adopt and use qualifying electronic health records.