We are going to be reporting on developments on HIT progress that are important news. Our sources reveal that HIT in healthcare is making progress. There are differing opinions on the rate of growth depending on which side of the argument you lie. Most physicians are still skeptical that the huge investment will pay the dividend claimed by vendors, CMS, insurers and the pundits, while some who have adopted EMR in their practices say they would never go back. Well, I think not if I had invested between 50 K and 100K USD and managed to persist through the adoption process successfully, or not I would be happy unless the EMR was a ‘pig in a poke’, reduced my income, and consumed more of my time being a data entry clerk.
EMRs are only going to make it easier for those who read our reports, clerks, utilization reviewers, and audits.
Disruptive Women in Health Care Health Care Roundup features Hope Ditto and the state of the world…disruption seems to be the key word for 2011 thus far. Health care is not alone. It is a good read!