Back once again for our weekend roundup of EMR and Health IT tweets. A number of interesting tweets out there this weekend, so let’s get to it.
— Charles Webster, MD (@EHRworkflow) March 4, 2012
$162.2 Billion (yes, that’s billion with a B) for the world Healthcare IT market. That’s a lot of money going to healthcare IT. Considering how far along we are (or maybe I should’t say aren’t) in the US, imagine how much bigger that’s going to be. Although, much of this market is in equipment. Just take a look at the RSNA conference to see what I mean.
Microsoft Ends Another Vertical Market Dalliance, lesson 4 EHR vendors to stick to their core business ow.ly/9rqCQ
— jeffbrandt (@jeffbrandt) March 4, 2012
Google Health gave us this lesson as well. Although, I love seeing bigger companies take risks.
@DonRosenthal …TY 4 RT!… ‹ good point, there’s difference between advanced EHR adoption & advanced EHR technology
— Charles Webster, MD (@EHRworkflow) March 1, 2012
I’m always surprised when I hear story after story of someone “adopting an EHR” and then realizing that they use a very small subset of the EHR features. So, I definitely agree with this tweet.
These next 2 tweets go together:
— Chris Marsh (@theChrisMarsh) February 26, 2012
This is a pretty complex question. One I’ll have to consider a bit more. I’d love to hear your thoughts.
— EMR, EHR and HIT(@ehrandhit) March 1, 2012
This was a tweet from the #HealthITJam chat I participated in for a bit. If you haven’t read my post on ICD-10, you should.