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Can Hospitals in Mexico Avoid the Pitfalls of US EHR Systems? Commentary 

Can Hospitals in Mexico Avoid the Pitfalls of US EHR Systems?

Over the past 10 years, US hospitals have rapidly adopted Electronic Health Record systems because of federal mandates that included both carrots and sticks. The US federal government pumped 87 billion US dollars into the market by giving multi-million dollar rewards to hospitals that adopted EHR systems and, in 2017, hospitals that have failed to do so will be penalized... Read More
Escaping the EHR Trap Commentary 

Escaping the EHR Trap

In a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Escaping the EHR Trap – the Future of Health IT“, Dr. Kenneth Mandi and Dr. Isaac Kohane present a strong argument for disruptive change in the EHR space as follows: “Health IT vendors should adopt modern technologies wherever possible. Clinicians choosing products in order to participate in the... Read More