Unit 1 Essay
Please research the Electronic Health Record HITECH Act and Meaningful Use Act. Based on the information you have found, please write a minimum of a two-page paper and include responses to the following:
1. Why were these Acts included and who is affected by these acts?
2. Based on your assessment, what are the opportunities and limitations related to the acts?
3. Define an eligible hospital and an eligible provider. Please discuss.
4. What other information do you feel would be beneficial for the HIM director to know related to these Acts? All sources used, including the textbook, must be cited and referenced appropriately