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Stage 2 Core and Menu Objectives

Eligible Professionals

EPs must meet 17 core objectives and 3 menu objectives that they select from a total list of 6, or a total of 20 core objectives.

Report on all 17 Core Objectives:

1. Use computerized provider order entry (CPOE) for medication, laboratory and radiology orders

2. Generate and transmit permissible prescriptions electronically (eRx)

3. Record demographic information

4. Record and chart changes in vital signs

5. Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older

6. Use clinical decision support to improve performance on high-priority health conditions

7. Provide patients the ability to view online, download and transmit their health information

8. Provide clinical summaries for patients for each office visit

9. Protect electronic health information created or maintained by the Certified EHR Technology

10. Incorporate clinical lab-test results into Certified EHR Technology

11. Generate lists of patients by specific conditions to use for quality improvement, reduction of disparities, research, or outreach

12. Use clinically relevant information to identify patients who should receive reminders for preventive/follow-up care

13. Use certified EHR technology to identify patient-specific education resources

14. Perform medication reconciliation

15. Provide summary of care record for each transition of care or referral

16. Submit electronic data to immunization registries

17. Use secure electronic messaging to communicate with patients on relevant health information

Report on 3 of 6 Menu Objectives:

1. Submit electronic syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies

2. Record electronic notes in patient records

3. Imaging results accessible through CEHRT

4. Record patient family health history

5. Identify and report cancer cases to a State cancer registry

6. Identify and report specific cases to a specialized registry (other than a cancer registry)