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Gary_EL
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11/17/2014 | 1:25:05 PM
Standards
The lack of standards is the same issue hampering the progress of EHR. And there, too, are the privacy issues. Is there anyone else still around who remembers the days of the Cold War when the military often ended up issuing standards by fiat? But, given time, standards will emerge, as the always do. Questions of privacy, of course, are a thornier matter.
Lorna Garey
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11/17/2014 | 1:22:35 PM
Chickens, Meet Roost
The utter failure of technology vendors to make their products secure and usable by the masses is poised to bite them where it hurts.
soozyg
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11/17/2014 | 12:57:11 PM
syncing
"It's difficult to get everything to talk to each other, and there are a lot of competing standards out there right now"

Yes! People still use multiple remotes for TV, cable, stereo, etc. even though multi-tasking remotes were introduced decades ago. Now, there are thousands of models of phones. How will all the machines talk to each other? The API's will be interesting.
soozyg
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11/17/2014 | 12:50:59 PM
reality is behind
Internet of Things (IoT) will help their business in a to-be-determined fashion, but they're not really doing much to prepare for it.

Understood. I'm still coaching clients on the value of social media. The reality of technology is way behind what the media reports.
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