Meaningful Use (MU) refers to Federal government programs that seek to inspire providers of healthcare to demonstrate ‘meaning use' of a proficient Electronic Health Record (EHR) following enactment of HITECH Act. As a result, eligible providers who meet these requirements benefit from payments incentives (Cherry & Jacob, 2016). The core aim of the Meaningful Use initiative is to enhance the extensive embracement of EHR system and finally establish an arrangement that boosts efficiency, safety, and quality of healthcare in the US.
Triple Aim Framework
The Triple Aim framework highlights the strategy of maximizing the performance of health system. In this regard, it proposes three pillars that new initiative such as the Meaningful Use must meet. Firstly, the Triple Aim suggests that any program must be designed to enhance the patient experience by guaranteeing satisfaction and quality of care. Secondly, it should boost the populatio...