SPOTLIGHT: Well-planned health IT can save $40B annually, McKinsey reports says

If you caught FierceHealthPayer or FierceEMR last week, you would know that four major health insurance companies  will offer their own financial incentives to providers to adopt and use EMRs and align their programs with the recently published CMS definition of "meaningful use." That likely will be a big help for the many hospitals and physician practices that wonder if their investments in health IT will pay off, FierceHealthIT's Neil Versel reports. FierceHealthIT