In the world of health care I.T., there is a focus on portals. These portals are built to meet Meaningful Use Sections 170.304(h) and 170.306(d), which provide patients with the ability to access clinical summaries, as well as health information.
I'm training relatively conscientiously for a charity bike ride in a couple weeks. I'm riding 25 miles in the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride, for the benefit of the cancer center at the University of Connecticut Health Center
Im impatient about realizing the benefits of electronic health recordswe all are. But, as the futurist Roy Amara once cautioned, We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.
The belief that a pure information technology professional, once trained, can fill the role of a Healthcare I.T. Subject Matter Expert is becoming more widely accepted, and if perpetuated, has the chance to create more issues than it solves.