ONC Summit: Consumers want providers to speed EHR deployment

11/21/2011 | Healthcare IT News

Health care providers need to aspire to "tech speed" versus "med speed" to keep up with consumer demands, said Jay Walker, curator for the TEDMED Conference, at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT meeting last week. "Suddenly the patients are in charge of the future, instead of the health care system," Walker said. "You are at the front line when you walk into a doctor's office and say, 'It's time for electronic health records.'&nbsp"

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