More from WHIT:
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Also on the panel: Donna Cryer @dcpatient
Wow - a Patient on the stage at WHIT!
Changing Demographics will drive adoption of electronic solutions. Changing Expectations will drive the change.
Bill C: when systems become transactional and data is provided FOR me then usage of PHR's / EHRs will take off.
Linda F: VA asks their Vets want functionality they want using online survey tools.
Donna C: Patients are very practical - is it a good use of my time. What about Patient Efficiency!
Bill C: Payers are starting to "get it" change the payment system to change behavior
Bill C: The value doesn't come from EMR - it is what you do next that counts.
Linda F: some "deviant" communities that have adopted EHRs at 2-3 times the national average. Rural areas often have their act together. Using technology to break down barriers of time, distance and geography.
Donna C: "when you give the same information to the same healthcare organization multiple time I am thinking - You could kill me"
Ed G: The industry has no incentive to share. It is up to the Consumer.
Ed G: We need to change business models
Bill C/Linda F: It is not PHR v EHR it is PHR + EHR