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USHIK Makes Meaningful Use Measures Available Online

December 19, 2012
by Rajiv Leventhal
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The United States Healthcare Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) has added recently published information on meaningful use clinical quality measures and their associated value sets as well as the meaningful use core and menu objectives.

USHIK is a project funded by the Rockville, Maryland-based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The project consists of the creation and maintenance of a system of metadata registries and their metadata standards. The knowledgebase offers search, comparison and download functionality for clinical quality measures for 2011-2013, as well as 2014, and core and menu objective information for Stage 1 and Stage 2 of meaningful use.

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