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The U.S. stimulus program: Taking medical records online

The McKinsey Quarterly, July 14, 2009
This article published in The McKinsey Quarterly examines the Obama administration's plans to use electronic medical records to cut the cost and improve the quality of health care over the next decade. To meet these goals, the sector must undergo a wrenching shift from the current "silo-ridden and usually paper-based arrangements to a system that coordinates information more effectively and efficiently, with IT supporting a wide range of medical decisions," the article states.