What it will take to achieve the as-yet-unfulfilled promises of health information technology.

@article{Kellermann2013WhatIW,
  title={What it will take to achieve the as-yet-unfulfilled promises of health information technology.},
  author={Arthur L. Kellermann and Spencer S. Jones},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={63-8}
}
A team of RAND Corporation researchers projected in 2005 that rapid adoption of health information technology (IT) could save the United States more than $81 billion annually. Seven years later the empirical data on the technology's impact on health care efficiency and safety are mixed, and annual health care expenditures in the United States have grown by $800 billion. In our view, the disappointing performance of health IT to date can be largely attributed to several factors: sluggish… CONTINUE READING
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