Computers offer no payoff to docs?

Dr. David Kibbe harshes ONC – staffed by many Boston heavyweights –on the push to wire the health care system.

BHN question: Shouldn’t doctors be computerizing anyway in the already wired world? We all suffer from rapidly changing technology and poor harmonization.   

 From Family Practice Management via Medscape (Registration required.)

 Should Doctors Reject the Government’s EHR Incentive Plan?


It’s a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.


 Is health information technology (IT) being set up to fail? Might we be facing a lost generation of health IT investment? Will Kaiser Permanente and Mayo Clinic get windfall profits while small practices receive nothing but hassles? It’s beginning to seem that way.



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