Note: You’ll find more information on related topics at the DesignMED event in Anaheim in February 2011.
Providing better healthcare, for more patients, at lower cost is an ongoing mission. It sounds simple, but as we’re all well aware, it’s a daunting task. One way to meet this challenge, to at least bite off part of the problem, is to employ the widespread adoption of information technology in healthcare, at all levels.
IT adoption in the healthcare space has been quite slow. The usual villains are to blame—lack of infrastructure, minimal adoption of data-exchange standards and capabilities, inadequate security, and the typical adoption-inhibiting problems of difficulty of use, competing systems, and high cost.
Read the complete article on Medical Electronics Design.