GAO Report: Legal Uncertainties Slow Health IT
According to the GAO, "healthcare providers are reluctant to take action and make significant investments in health IT" because of legal uncertainty. They fear using new health information technology systems may cause them to run afoul of a litany of laws. involving fraud and abuse, antitrust, federal income tax, intellectual property, malpractice and state licensing.
To read the story from Modern Physician, click here.
To read the story from Federal Computer Week, click here.