Health IT in 2013: A Renewed Focus on Efficiency and Effectiveness

February 5, 2013

We need to be thinking long-term about how to maximize the benefits of health IT, not only in delivering more effective and efficient care, but also in rethinking how we use IT to innovate in health care. There are countless possibilities where IT can lead to radically new solutions in health care, from using IT to monitor health in the home to using health data for new types of medical research. But the reality is that we won’t get there unless we constantly evaluate where we are falling short and implement policies to address these problems so we can successfully move forward.