Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Health care and IT.

Steve Pearlstein has a good piece in today's Washington Post on the failure, so far, of the health care sector to jump on the information-technology bandwagon (resulting in much waste and worse: avoidable death and injury). His analysis of the problem seems right on the money:So why has health care almost uniquely failed to invest in IT? First, the industry remains fragmented, with few entities