HealthPOINT

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Core Objective:

Record and chart changes in vital signs

Stage 1 Objective:
495.6(d)(8)(i) - Record and chart changes in the following vital signs:
(A) Height.
(B) Weight.
(C) Blood pressure.
(D) Calculate and display body mass index (BMI).
(E) Plot and display growth charts for children 220 years, including BMI.


Stage 1 Measure:
495.6(d)(8)(ii) - For more than 50% of all unique patients age 2 and over seen by the EP, height, weight and blood pressure are recorded as structured data.
495.6(d)(8)(iii) -Exclusion: Any EP who either see no patients 2 years or older, or who believes that all three vital signs of height, weight, and blood pressure of their patients have no relevance to their scope of practice.