Why doctors still balk at electronic medical records – Opinion – USATODAY.com

Why doctors still balk at electronic medical records – Opinion – USATODAY.com
Why doctors still balk at electronic medical records

By Kevin Pho

Despite the fact that we can complete our taxes and perform complex financial transactions digitally over the Internet, medical records have faced an impasse preventing a transition to the digital age. Patient charts are still paper-based in most doctors’ offices across the country.

Dr. Pho (now on the USA Today Board of Cntributiors, kudos to kim!) has another of his well  thought out op ed’s.  Very nice!

Wasted medical dollars – Opinion – USATODAY.com

Wasted medical dollars – Opinion – USATODAY.com
Wasted medical dollars

By Kevin Pho

A recent analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers concluded that more than half the dollars in our $2.2 trillion health care system are wasted.

Kevin, MD’s roll toward worldwide medblog domination rolls on.  Good work, Dr. Pho!