SPOTLIGHT: Groups say HIT plans should include primary care

While it's fine to put greater emphasis on the adoption of EMRs, planners aren't paying enough attention to primary care issues, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. For one thing, these systems may not be suitable for providing patients with a medical home. To do so, EMR systems would need to provide a complete picture of a patient's health, and many under discussion do not, the group says. Article