The Intersection of Health IT and Policy: Roundabout or Blinking Green, Yellow, or Red Lights
Congress authorized the investment of $32 Billion (HITECH Act part of ARRA, the Stimulus Bill) to foster the adoption and use of health IT by hospitals and eligible providers. This talk will explore the rationale, assumptions, status of this initiative and expectations of the policy makers as the Act approaches the halfway point. We will explore some of the more challenging aspects of health IT such as identity management, interoperability, workflow, clinician/patient satisfaction & safety issues such as alerts and alert-fatigue.
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