NY Times: Panel Set To Study Safety Of Electronic Patient DataThe New York Times: Panel Set To Study Safety Of Electronic Patient Data
Almost two years ago, President Obama pledged $19 billion in stimulus incentives to help convert the nation's doctors and hospitals to using a paperless system of electronic health records intended to improve the quality of care and reduce costs. But the conversion is still a slow work in progress (Freudenheim, 12/13). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.