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Halamka: ‘Probably Time to Retire the Meaningful Use Construct’
HealthLeaders Media

John Halamka, MD, chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has issues with the way both Congress and the federal government see the state of health information technology. Last week he wrote in his blog about “how Congress… [has] entered the Trough of Disillusionment for EHRs and interoperability.”

Halamka spoke with HealthLeaders Media on May 29 about interoperability, Meaningful Use, and information blocking. The transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity.