Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Health IT and EHRs - Strategies to Improve Patient Outcomes

"There are lots of great ideas about how to use health IT and exchange electronic health information to improve outcomes and reduce costs in our health care system. The recent, unprecedented commitment of our nation to support the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) has accelerated the pace of conversation."

– David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Click here to read David Blumenthal's new blog on health IT.

1 comment:

  1. Federal funding may be encouraging a move toward EHR, but there's more to it than just installing systems. How can healthcare data pooling lead to a better system? More at http://www.healthcaretownhall.com/?p=1499