How EHRs must support ACOs

Future electronic health records will need to support accountable care organizations with sophisticated patient-relationship management and granular clinical data sharing, among other things, according to a recent Healthcare IT News post. Software analyst and healthcare blogger Shahid Shah (a.k.a., The Health IT Guy) warns hospital executives not to be "fooled into buying health IT applications" promoting a turnkey ACO solution. "There is no such technology, and there really can't be," he says. Post

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