I really wish we could get past the bicker battle – to realize just how MUCH Health IT is going to advance patient care and data protection. Great article!
On September 17, an op-ed piece discussing health IT was published in the Wall Street Journal. Written by Drs. Stephen Soumerai and Ross Koppel, “A Major Glitch in Digitized Health-Care Records” discusses the dearth of evidence to support that information technology reduces healthcare costs. In particular, they reference a piece of research published in October, 2011 by a team at McMasters University in Hamilton Ontario.
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