ONC confirms Tuesday release of ‘meaningful use’ proposal

CHICAGO—David R. Hunt, M.D., acting chief medical officer of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology just confirmed that HHS will indeed release tomorrow a proposed definition of “meaningful use.” That’s the standard by which healthcare organizations will qualify for health IT stimulus funding starting in 2011.

By the way, the official HHS Web site for health IT programs has moved to http://healthit.hhs.gov.