The Coming Electronic Health Record Software Disaster

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 25, 2007 7:47 PM EDT
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The conventional wisdom seems to be that the United States as a nation needs to 'financially incentivize the adoption of Electronic Health Record technology'. While the intentions are good, what this seems to translate into is a rush in the next few years to get EHR software installed at all costs. If this is done in an uncontrolled fashion with proprietary EHR software the long term consequences will be disastrous and expensive.

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