5 Reasons Why Health IT Needs An Apple

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 7:35am
Iltifat Husain

Healthcare workers throughout the country daily face the growing pains of the transition from paper charts to electronic medical systems. Not only are there frustrations within each system, every hospital seems to have selected a different EMR.  

When I was a medical student at UCSD, I was exposed to four separate EMR’s (Epic, PCIS, CPRS, Centricity) during my rotations at various San Diego hospitals. In this Wild West era of electronic health systems, here are 5 reasons how the health care field could benefit if a company followed Apple’s paradigm:

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