Like the Internet, these remote technologies seem to be here to stay. Cloud technology promises to provide cost-effective delivery of EHRs and could help practices manage their IT costs and minimize their IT liabilities. In our next segment (“Cloud Computing in the Health Care Setting: Advantages and Disadvantages“), we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this technology, along with the unique litigation issues they present.
Explore this issue:February 2012
Rodney Lusk, MD, is director of the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic and Cochlear Implant Center at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Neb. He has been working with EMRs since 1996. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.