First Physicians in the Nation get MU Check

August 11, 2011

Four physicians have become the first in the country to receive their Medicare EHR incentive payments for demonstrating meaningful use.

Juan Salazar, MD, an internal medicine physician from McAllen, Tex., and three physicians from multi-specialty West Broadway Clinic of Council Bluffs, IA, announced receipt of government incentive funding for successful use of electronic health records (EHR), with the support of Kansas City, Mo. based health company, Cerner Corporation.

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