PricewaterhouseCoopers stated that by 2019, healthcare costs would constitute almost 20% of the economy. A large portion of the money is being spent on converting medical records to digital files. The government wants more than half of all healthcare facilities to go digital by 2014. Read the full article at ComputerWorld.com
Government Pushes for Digital Health Records
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).