Tevi Troy — Electronic Health Records Won’t Save Us – washingtonpost.com

  • Tevi Troy — Electronic Health Records Won’t Save Us – washingtonpost.com – "Troy singles out five "myths" about health IT:

    "Electronic health records will cure our health system";
    "Federal carrots and sticks are the only way to get doctors and hospitals to adopt EHRs";
    "Cost is the only reason the United States has such low adoption rates";
    "Subsidizing EHRs will stimulate the economy or EHR adoption in the short term"; and
    "We know how much we're investing in this effort to promote health IT" (Troy, Washington Post, 4/26)."

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