The impact of ARRA and the HITECH Act has created a flurry of activity around EHR adoption in the U.S. However, the benefits of EHR technology could extend well beyond this country’s borders, having a significant global impact.
Global health is an issue worth considering. Does anyone remember that little thing called the Bird Flu? We need to think bigger: How can health technology and EHR systems integrate beyond our borders to improve public and global health? Well, the University of Indiana is working on answering this tough question.