Thursday, June 11, 2015

Electronic Health Records: Doctors, Hospitals "Literally Terrified"

In a hearing on Meaningful Use Stage 3, interoperability and patient access to data, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) cut right to the heart of the problem:
“To put it bluntly, physicians and hospitals have said to me that they are literally terrified of the next implementation stage … because of the complexity and because of the fines that will be levied,” he said. (Katie Dvorak, FierceHealthIT, June 10, 2015)
Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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