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Issue No.11 - Nov. (2013 vol.46)
pp: 72-74
Regina Herzlinger , Harvard Business School
Margo Seltzer , Harvard University
Mark Gaynor , Saint Louis University
ABSTRACT
Current public and private healthcare information technology initiatives have failed to achieve secure integration among providers. Applying the "keep it simple, stupid" principle offers key guidance for solving this problem.
INDEX TERMS
Medical services, Organizations, Information technology, Standards organizations, Security, healthcare, hardware/software interfaces, computer systems organization, architecture, communication/networking and information technology, standards
CITATION
Regina Herzlinger, Margo Seltzer, Mark Gaynor, "Applying KISS to Healthcare Information Technology", Computer, vol.46, no. 11, pp. 72-74, Nov. 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.298
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