Health Care IT Adoption Could Save USD162 Billion

Published in: World hospitals and health services, v. 42, no. 2, 2006, p. 36, 38-40

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2006

by Richard Hillestad

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This article looks at how health care IT can save hospitals and health services valuable funding and how these saving compare to the costs involved. The chief barriers to success and possible solutions to these difficulties are outlined. The author also points to the need for government intervention in implementing health care IT on a broad scale.

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