Doubting the cost savings of health information technology

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A post indicating the results of a study that showed that imaging orders increased with computerized health systems, with increased duplication and costs. Concluding quote:

Perhaps it is not enough just to have a health IT system but rather it is the quality of connectivity between health IT systems (coupled with a less litigious environment) that produces the anticipated cost-saving advantages of health IT and the true effects on physician behavior?

 Another illustration of the complexity of health care and its related systems and habits.

Doubting the cost savings of health information technology.

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