ONC Blazes Past Meaningful Use Goal for Rural Providers

"Is the EHR digital divide between robust tech-savvy large health networks and the smaller rural and critical access hospitals as deep and craggy as we keep hearing it is? Perhaps, but there has been substantive progress to date.

ONC, in fact, has already surpassed its stated aim of enlisting 1,000 rural and critical access hospitals to meaningful use by the end of 2014."