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21 January 2020

Core Requirements

Core 2

1.Use computerized order entry for medication orders, laboratory and radiology orders directly entered by any license health care professional who can enter orders into the medical record per state, local and professional guidelines. (60% of the medication, 30% of the labs, and 30% of radiology orders)

2.Generate and transmit permissible prescriptions electronically. (50%)

3.Record demographics. (80%)

4.Record and chart changes in vital signs. (80%)

5.Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older. (80%)

6.Implement one clinical decision support rule. (Implement 5 interventions related high-priority health conditions for 4 or more clinical quality measures)

7.Provide patients with an electronic copy of their health information upon request. (50%, more than 5% of patients must view, download, or transmit their health information to a third party)

8.Provide clinical summaries to patients for each office visit. (50%)

9.Protect electronic health information (privacy & security). (Automatic)

10.Incorporate clinical lab-test results into certified EHR as structured data. (55%)

11.Generate lists of patients by specific conditions to use for quality improvement, reduction of disparities, research, and outreach. (Automatic)

12.Send reminders to patients per patient preference for preventive/ follow-up care. (10%)

13.Use certified EHR to identify patient-specific education resources and provide to patient if appropriate. (10%)

14.Perform medication reconciliation as relevant. (50%)

15.Provide summary care record for transitions in care or referrals. (50% for transitions, 10% for referrals)

16.Capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and actual submission. (Automatic)

17.Secure electronic messaging to communicate with patients on health information (5%)