Archive for January, 2013

The RAND Report: Are healthcare and health IT in a dysfunctional relationship?

Posted on: January 22nd, 2013 by Edmund Billings, MD 3 Comments

What a week! First the disgraced cyclist confession and later the baffling college-football-player-and-his nonexistent-(dead)-girlfriend story, with the RAND report sandwiched somewhere in between. It’s positively a scandal-palooza. (more…)

A Tale of Two Studies: What are the actual costs of an EHR?

Posted on: January 10th, 2013 by Edmund Billings, MD 3 Comments

Does anyone in their right mind believe that these are the best of times in healthcare or health IT?

Scratch that.

Does anyone besides Judy Faulkner and Neal Patterson believe these are the best of times? (more…)