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The EHR Debacle: Has Organized Medicine Failed Us?

By now, it should be no secret that physicians in the United States, although largely receptive to the idea of electronic health records (EHRs), are widely dissatisfied with the current state of the art, and with the way that EHR adoption is being implemented.[1] Indeed, Congress[2] has shown continuing – but sometimes seemingly perfunctory – interest in the concerns of physicians and other health care providers, and I am at this point pessimistic about seeing any results of its efforts in the near future unless a more fundamental change is made in our approach. As Einstein noted, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that created them.”

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VistA e-prescribing module is now open source

Susan D. Hall | FierceHealthIT | December 12, 2012

California hospital enables free access to any organization using the VA-built EHR system Read More »

£260m Technology Fund Details Revealed

Rebecca Todd | E-Health Insider | July 1, 2013

Trusts must apply by the end of this month for part of the £260m Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund; and the money must be spent by March 2015. Read More »