Fierce Q&A: EHR vendors propagating a myth about their products

FierceEMR, June 13, 2012 — Marla Durben Hirsch
Electronic health record system vendors are “entrenched” in a legacy mindset that hampers innovation, preferring to propagate the myth that EHRs require specialized IT systems in order to protect their prices and block new entrants into the industry, according to an article published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. EHRs can and should be redesigned and adopt modern…