HIMSS, ACP join chorus line of Stage 3 detractors

Count the American College of Physicians and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society among an increasing number of high-profile groups calling for changes to the proposed Meaningful Use Stage 3 rules recommended by the ONC's Health IT Policy Committee in November. Already this week, the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives have shown skepticism in their comments on the proposed criteria. The AMA called for an outside evaluation of the program, and CHIME called the Stage 3 thresholds "unrealistic." --Read the full story from FierceEMR