7/14/2009

Hospitals and other health care facilities should have a clear understanding of "meaningful use" guidelines before acquiring or upgrading to health IT systems to avoid or minimize the backlash of digitized health care, Paul Conocenti, CIO of New York University Langone Medical Center, said in an interview with Healthcare Informatics. Conocenti also advises small organizations that have yet to adopt a paperless system to start with computerized physician order entry systems and team up with bigger hospitals.

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