Author: Satish Misra, MD

Microsoft Potentially Moving to Major Healthcare Partnership Related to Electronic Medical Records – Apple and Google Beware!

As healthcare systems and individual practices rush to adopt electronic medical records, health information technology companies have experienced unprecedented growth – Eclipsys’ net income grew by 140% to nearly $100 million in 2008. With billions of dollars allocated to electronic health records in the 2009 stimulus package, the health information technology sector is likely to […]

Electronic Health Records and Liability: What Happens When the System Fails?

The march is on across the American healthcare landscape to implement electronic health records that  also function as decision-support systems. These “advanced” electronic health records will both provide centralized records and assist providers in making care decisions such as implementing therapy and utilizing evidence-based practice on the individual patient level. And anyone that has had […]