Small- and medium-sized information technology vendors from outside the health care industry can and should play a larger role in helping health care providers adopt electronic health records and other systems, contends CompTIA, an I.T. industry trade association.

In a white paper, CompTIA calls for policy changes that will help others in the I.T. industry become partners in health care's move toward automation and assist small providers in implementing systems. "This partnership will not only allow for more widespread adoption of health I.T. among small medical providers, but will also allow health care providers to continue their focus on patients and avoid dedicating staff to new information technology systems."

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