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Personally, I have been very involved with CHIME and HIMSS on a national level too, and that has helped further the cause of healthcare IT. It all blends together.
Many organizations believe incorrectly that physicians will naturally use an HIE if it is built, so not enough attention is paid to incorporating HIEs into physician workflow to garner adoption, said John Moore, founder and managing partner, Chilmark Research, a Cambridge, Mass.-based analyst firm focusing solely on the healthcare IT market.
It's not who's for it or against it; it's about who has a bigger priority." As such, Brailer says healthcare leaders need to educate the public and government policymakers about healthcare IT to ensure its place on the list of national priorities.
Moses Cone Health System, a five-hospital system based in Greensboro, N.C., went live on the latest version 6.1 of Barrington, Ill.-based GE Healthcare IT's Centricity Enterprise Solution.
I'm pumped on most healthcare IT. It's not hard to see the benefits behind EMRs, CPOE and point-of-care devices.

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