December 17, 2014
As part of my traditional December activity, I review the work of 2014 and try to make plans for the New Year. Looking forward, I see a number of clouds over the road to health care reform. A road that seemed like a clear path to the future last summer now may be facing some bumps and detours.
Although technology is sure to be a big part of our future, the movement through the stages of meaningful use of our electronic health records (EHRs) and onto a fully integrated, comprehensive health delivery system may take a little longer than what was highlighted in the play book.