A single, centralized EMR would threaten all personal health information, allowing fo evaluation and rationing of patient care. Consider: You cannot treat the problem of US Healthcare correctly without getting the diagnosis right.
Archive for July, 2009
Electronic Medical Records based on internet connectivity (ASP/Saas) and wireless applications will require a significant boost in US broadband/bandwidth infrastructure. Especially true when taking into account Diagnostic quality imaging.
Ask yourself the following:
Funding incentives for forced adoption of Electronic Medical Records systems is spending, and spending equals taxes;
The improvements in delivery of healthcare will offset any investments in EMR systems, improving the patient, provider and payor relationship.
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