The 2009 financial stimulus gave a big push to doctors and hospitals to adopt electronic medical records, and many did. But next year, penalties will kick in for those who stayed on the sidelines and those whose efforts stalled. This free webinar addressed questions such as, “What are the obstacles? What are the benefits for patients? What’s the impact on health-care costs? What’s next for doctors? What about hospitals?”
We talked about the wide reach of health information techonology. Do new consumer-oriented tools like the wearables improve care or just add more data to the system?