Next Generation of Health Information Tools: Where Do We Go From Here?

Grant, Richard W.
July 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2008, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p745
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the health information tools in the U.S. He stresses that medicine has been slow to take on information technology (IT) compared to other sectors of the economy. The author cites the causes of the slow pace of health IT uptake including the capital investment costs and lack of national health IT system. He suggests that substantial clinical benefit should be demonstrated for a rapid uptake of advanced systems.


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