Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in July 2004
Feds present framework, but industry just starts to embrace standards.
The effort will include improved IT infrastructure, including electronic health records and a network to link them.
The study by Health & Hospitals Network comes as the government prepares to unveil a plan to get more doctors and hospitals to increase use of health information technologies.
One of the industry's most-influential nonprofit groups says in a new report that doctors should be paid to adopt electronic records.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts hopes to accelerate statewide adoption
Amid a national drive for electronic health records, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will spend $50 million to get one community using the records.