IT: EMR push examined

Time becomes the latest national publication to focus on the movement to modernize the nation's healthcare IT infrastructure with a major article on the subject this week. The magazine interviews Cerner's Neal Patterson, AllScripts' Glen Tullman and Siemens Medical Solutions' Don Rucker. The "by most accounts effective" government push in Washington for EMR is also examined. Time's conclusion: "the bottom line is that better healthcare may not hapen without better healthcare information technology."

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PLUS: Forbes also gives coverage to "data docs," looking at the attributes which make for a good healthcare IT leader. Story