James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, wrote "The Use and Misuse of Information Technology in Health Care: Several Doctors Reply" at http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/03/the-use-and-misuse-of-information-technology-in-health-care-several-doctors-reply/284601/
It includes several physician responses to an interview with health IT hyper-enthusiast David Blumenthal, former ONC director, at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/the-paper-cure/358639/.
It would be a poor use of your time for me to add commentary. Simply read the pieces at the links above.
The doctors' responses piece speaks for itself.
(Actually. I will add commentary: the sum total of all my posts on health IT here at HC Renewal blog dating to 2004, and all my writing at my site at http://cci.drexel.edu/faculty/ssilverstein/cases/ dating to 1998.)
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