Just 17% of hospitals have met MU Stage 2

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According to CMS data collected to Nov. 1, 2014, just 17 percent of hospitals - 840 - have successfully attested to Meaningful Use Stage 2. In total, 1,903 hospitals have successfully attested to MU in 2014, with 221 new participants in the MU program.

The struggle to meet MU standards continues, as only 38 percent of eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals have met a MU stage as of September 2014. More than 3,900 hospitals must meet Stage 2 measures and objectives in 2015, according to a release from CHIME.

Only 2 percent of eligible professionals have attested to meaningful use so far in 2014, with 11,478 attesting to Stage 2. More than 260,000 EPs will need to have met Stage 2 measures and objectives by February 2015, according to the release.

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