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Intermountain to Miss 2014 Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline, Citing Safety Concerns



Despite its sophistication in healthcare IT, the CIO of Intermountain Healthcare says the organization is unready and will forgo incentive payments and trigger penalties. Federal officials acknowledge that many health systems take issue with the meaningful use deadlines.



1 comments on "Intermountain to Miss 2014 Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline, Citing Safety Concerns"
Frank Poggio (3/4/2014 at 3:35 PM)

Can't say I am surprised...been saying this for 3 years. If you run the numbers the penalty is no big deal. For a 250 bed community facility it will total about $200k for a hospital. Orders of magnitude more for IHC but then their budget is in the billions. Why 'horse in' a complex system and risk patient care over $200k/facility? Frank Poggio The Kelzon Group