Where will you be in 2014?

Anderson, Mark R.
May 2006
MGMA Connexion;May/Jun2006, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p19
The article discusses the importance for physicians in the U.S. of embracing a health information technology (HIT) network. The U.S. Department of health and Human Services is keen on establishing a HIT network by 2014. With a nationwide HIT network in place by 2014, there will only be around 20 vendors to choose from.


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