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Meaningful Use and Syndromic Surveillance

Final rules for Stages 1, 2 and 3 of Meaningful Use have been released. Syndromic surveillance is one of several Public Health MU measures in Oregon (for links to other measures, see OHA's Meaningful Use web site). Read below to learn if we are ready to accept syndromic data from your hospital or practice.



Syndromic Readiness - Please print this webpage and retain for your records.

We are ready to receive data sent by Eligible Hospitals (EHs), Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Eligible Providers (EPs) under the following conditions for the three stages of Meaningful Use:


Stage 3
  • For EPs: We are ready to receive syndromic data from EPs practicing in urgent care settings only.
  • For EHs and CAHs: We are ready to receive syndromic data from EHs and CAHs with emergency departments only.

Stage 2/Modified Stage 2
  • For EPs: We are not ready to receive syndromic data from EPs.
  • For EHs and CAHs: We are ready to receive syndromic data from EHs and CAHs with emergency departments only.

Stage 1
  • For EPs: We are not ready to receive syndromic data from EPs.
  • For EHs and CAHs: We are ready to receive syndromic data from EHs and CAHs with emergency departments only.

Learn more

For an overview of syndromic​ surveillance and MU, see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Meaningful Use website.