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Healthcare IT
March/April 2010 (vol. 12 no. 2)
pp. 14-16
Thomas Jepsen, IT Consultant
Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland
Chien-Yeh Hsu, Taipei Medical University
George Kraft, Independent Consultant

Adopting information technology for healthcare continues to present new opportunities and challenges as we move into an era of universally accessible electronic medical records and telemedicine. Efforts at healthcare reform have created new incentives for adopting healthcare IT, and work continues to improve access to healthcare and provide new and enhanced services to more areas.

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Index Terms:
Healthcare, health IT, information technology, electronic medical records
Citation:
Thomas Jepsen, Sunil Mithas, Chien-Yeh Hsu, George Kraft, "Healthcare IT," IT Professional, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 14-16, March-April 2010, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.57
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