Magazine Article | January 23, 2015

Moving Beyond The EHR

Source: Health IT Outcomes
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By Ken Congdon

What technologies will shape the future of healthcare as the industry ventures into the looming “post-EHR era”?

Ever since the HITECH Act was passed in 2009, the IT efforts of most healthcare providers have been squarely focused on EHR implementation and achieving Meaningful Use (MU). Health IT Outcomes has validated this tendency through its annual Top 10 Health IT Trends survey. Every year since 2010, we’ve surveyed health IT leaders to determine where they plan to focus the majority of their IT efforts and resources the following year. And every year, EHR Adoption/ MU has ranked as the top IT priority for health providers.