Category Archives: Big-Picture

Connecting For Health -Paper

Connecting For Health publishes
Financial, Legal and Organizational Approaches to Achieving Electronic Connectivity in Healthcare.
It comes down as an 88 page pdf including a 2 page Executive Summary.
The goal is to understand the barriers and identify starting points for physician’s practices to adopt IT.

The paper provides lots of interesting ideas, quantitative analysis, and common sense recommendations (big picture) to get IT into small and medium size practices. While Open Source is not mentioned by name, consideration was given to different futures including widespread interoperability and limited interoperability, “Proprietary Care” (pg 17.)

Thanks to The Informatics Review