The federal government has made clear that it intends to bring the healthcare industry into the digital age, turning the current system into one that leverages data to help ensure value-based, quality care.

Reaching this objective could be costly for healthcare providers, many of whom lack the tools and resources to meet government requirements. Those providers seeking to avoid financial penalties and obtain financial incentives will need to choose and implement an electronic health record (EHR) system and then train staff to use it within specified timeframes. Patrick Hooper’s white paper, “Get Ready; Healthcare Is Speeding into the Digital Age,” discusses the goals and challenges of EHR adoption.

Click here to download the full white paper, “Get Ready; Healthcare Is Speeding into the Digital Age”.