Experts disagree on value of electronic health records

Covering Health (Association of Health Care Journalists Blog), April 2, 2013 — Richard Asinof
Electronic health records are a tool, the bottom floor on creating standards to move from mere billing and data collection into a platform to change the way health care is delivered, the way it is paid for, and the manner in which patients are engaged, according to Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Sc.M., the national coordinator of health information technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…