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Top 14 Healthcare Quality Issues for 2014, Part 2
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Pressure to reduce medical diagnostic errors and continue cutting healthcare costs will only increase in 2014.These healthcare quality issues and several others (see Part 1) will have a strong influence on how providers deliver healthcare in 2014:

8. Meaningful Use With billions of dollars in meaningful use incentive payments at stake, hospitals and healthcare providers will be working hard to refine their electronic health record systems, transitioning from merely using them to actually exchanging information with other providers within them and sharing information with patients through the “view, download, and transmit” requirements.