PCHIT links for December 19th through December 21st:
- RCHC Redwood Community Health Coalition chooses eClinicalWorks – A California Safety-Net system that is implementing an electronic health record.
- Racial Profiling: The Unintended Consequences of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Report Cards — Werner et al. 111 (10): 1257 — Circulation – I am starting to dig a little into disparities research. The authors point out that the benefit of CABG is the same for diverse populations, yet the performance is not the same. Should we think of HIT in a similar way? I am worried about profiling in the
- How Do Physicians Use the Internet for Work-Related Activities? – iHealthBeat – 39 % say they e-mail online with patients, 20% in 2005, with NCI estimate at 10%.