Integration of Footprints Information Systems in Palliative Care: The Case of Medical Center of Central Georgia
Journal of Medical Systems, 11/24/2010
Tsavatewa C et al. – Healthcare in America continues to be of paramount importance, and one of the most highly debated public policy issues of our time. With annual expenditures already exceeding $2.4 trillion, and yielding less than optimal results, it stands to reason that we must turn to promising tools and solutions, such as information technology (IT), to improve service efficiency and quality of care. Presidential addresses in 2004 and 2008 laid out an agenda, framework, and timeline for national health information technology investment and development.