Archive for October, 2012

And the survey says … physicians prefer VistA

Posted on: October 31st, 2012 by Edmund Billings, MD 4 Comments

Two recent surveys clearly show that, when it comes to enterprise EHRs, physicians prefer VistA.

In a 2012 survey by Medscape, 21,000 physicians in 25 specialties were asked to evaluate enterprise EHRs in hospital-based health delivery networks based on the following characteristics: (more…)

CPOE: Meaningful Use’s primary obstacle is VistA’s greatest strength

Posted on: October 9th, 2012 by Edmund Billings, MD No Comments

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) identifies the implementation and adoption of Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) functionality as the number one barrier for hospitals working toward Meaningful Use Stage 1. (more…)