Home Health Care Providers Implement Ehrs
TWST: Has meaningful use impacted health IT in the home health space?
Mr. Goldenberg: Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with home health. These meaningful use criteria and other federal incentives concerning health IT over last couple of years, and the stimulus money that goes with it, is geared toward physicians and hospitals. Other parts of health care, like post-acute care, nursing homes, home health, hospice, are not eligible for any of these incentives.
TWST: So without the federal incentives, are they moving toward more automation?