Unintended Consequences of Nationwide Electronic Health Record Adoption: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Meaningful Use Era

This follow-on article moves the discussion forward by adding further dimension to the issue of unintended consequences from the perspective of the United States health system.


ACA      Affordable Care Act
ARRA      America Recovery and Reinvestment Act
CDS      Clinical Decision Support
CSR      Conversational Speech Recognition
EHR      Electronic Health Record
FHIR      Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources
HIE      Health Information Exchange
HIT      Health Information Technology
HITECH      Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
MU      Meaningful Use
SMART      Substitutable Medical Applications & Reusable Technologies
UCs      Unintended Consequences