Plotting a strategy: Piecemeal adoption of new technologies can be an expensive mistake

Lerner, Jeffrey
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p54
Trade Publication
The article discusses the trends affecting the decision of healthcare providers to adopt new technologies in the U.S. in 2011. It says that decisionmakers face the bigger challenge of producing a care environment that incorporates minimally invasive surgery for all ranging from image-guided cardiac procedures to needle breast biopsies. According to the author, hospitals will also capture information from medical devices as they enhance or implement their electronic health records (EHRs).


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