Monthly Archives: October 2012

New York Times, Wall Street Journal Articles Expose Downside of Electronic Health Records – and Feed the Trolls

Underlying all the “truths” and near-truths circulating about the value of implementing electronic health record solutions (EHRs) is the one unalterable truth: Digitizing health records costs a lot of money. Given the high cost of medical care in the USA coupled with the difficulties inherent with introducing new, mostly unproven and poorly designed technologies into an already highly inefficient and largely information technology phobic work environment, why should anyone expect anything else? Continue reading

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