What Is Significant Change In Healthcare

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• Healthcare across the world has changed drastically due to its changing laws. Only until recently were all patient health records created on physical paper. Technology has made a significant change to the way health records are communicated today. As of 2015, any physician who accepts Medicare and Medicaid is required by law to transition the medical records of these Medicare/Medicaid patients from paper to a certified electronic medical record system. The government regulates this by mandating physicians to make meaningful use of electronic health records. The purpose of meaningful use is ultimately to improve care coordination, and population and public health, maintain privacy and security of patient health information, better clinical
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