The largest community based EHR...200 physicians and 1000 by year end...Congress is looking....BD
On Tuesday, lawmakers said that New York City could become a model for the rest of the country in electronic health record adoption, the New York Sun reports ( New YorkSun, 4/16). The New Democrat Coalition met yesterday with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss the city's experience helping many health care providers transition to EHR systems (Johnson, CongressDaily, 4/16). New York City is on track to meet its goal of providing more than 1,000 local health care providers with secure EHR systems by the end of 2008. The effort will create the country's largest community-based EHR network ( Government Technology, 4/15).