Kaufman, Audrey
December 2005
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2005, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
The article focuses on information technology, most specifically the electronic health record (EHR). The EHR has been in progress, but the pace is very slow. The obstacles to implementing a truly seamless system have surmounted in recent years. The benefits of a robust EHR system will be profound it is expected to dramatically reduce costs and greatly improve the quality of patient care. Michael A. Sachs, a healthcare strategist and visionary, describes what an information-enabled health system will look like in ten to twenty years.


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