Sunday, January 21, 2007

Newt Gingrich and Janet Dillione article on Health Information Technology

Philadelphia has a proud history of leadership in health care. Philadelphia is home to the nation's first hospital, first medical school, and first medical society.

Over the last 250 years, those seeds have grown into a $2-trillion-a-year system, with more than 800,000 doctors and 6,000 hospitals. But far too often, today's doctors and hospitals are using tools and technology that, relatively speaking, are from a distant age.

Philadelphia Inquirer

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