Dot-gov: market failure and the creation of a national health information technology system.

  title={Dot-gov: market failure and the creation of a national health information technology system.},
  author={J D Kleinke},
  journal={Health affairs},
  volume={24 5},
The U.S. health care marketplace's continuing failure to adopt information technology (IT) is the result of economic problems unique to health care, business strategy problems typical of fragmented industries, and technology standardization problems common to infrastructure development in free-market economies. Given the information intensity of medicine, the quality problems associated with inadequate IT, the magnitude of U.S. health spending, and the large federal share of that spending, this… CONTINUE READING

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