Meaningful Use and Telehealth:How Telehealth Can Play an Integral Role in Transforming Healthcare and Meeting Meaningful Use Requirements

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Meaningful use requires providers to show the use of certified EHR technology in ways that can be measured significantly in quality and quantity. The legislation requires that EHRs be able to "exchange electronic health informationwith, and integrate such information from, other sources" without specifying networkinfrastructure requirements. The legislation also emphasizes the security and privacyof health information without requiring specific security technologies as part of theEHR solution.