Thursday, June 4, 2015

More Health IT Costs

Politico reports: "Health care spending billions to protect the records it spent billions to install".

From the article:
The hacking of the health records of as many as 1 in 3 Americans has awoken the health care industry to an unpleasant reality: After spending billions to install computerized documents in hospitals and networks, it now must spend billions more to make them secure...
Yet another "unintended consequence" of government-mandated electronic health records.