It's OK if RECs create a 'Tower of Babel' at first

While Hospital Impact blogger and health IT consultant Joseph Ingemi has been concerned that regional extension centers could add another layer of bureaucracy in EHR adoption, CIOs have been more worried about the creation of a "Tower of Babel" due to inexperience and lack of coordination at the state level. "I think that there naturally will be a lot of different solutions offered up by different RECs and other groups. I admit that it will seem like Babel," Ingemi writes. "But ultimately, the best solutions will win out and be adopted. But the first step must be adoption. We cannot allow RECs, state coordinators or a culture of complacency stand in the way." -- Read the full post on Hospital Impact