Syndromic Surveillance Data Fact Sheet for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

"As the Regional Extension Center for the city of Chicago, CHITREC has received $8.2 million in grant funds to support 1,486 eligible primary care providers as they adopt, implement and achieve Meaningful Use of EHRs by April 2014. You may have heard about Medicare/Medicaid EHR incentive programs offering up to $63,750 per provider. Under the law, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in concert with the ONC, have created these programs to define Meaningful Use of EHRs and create a mechanism for distributing incentive payments to successful participants."