Antiquated system slowing EHR transformation

In response to Joseph Conn's "VistA: A look back and a look forward":

It seems as if everyone's objective is to deceive physicians into thinking a "free" electronic health record is available. As I've mentioned before, the introduction of WorldVistA was a terrible decision that is only confusing the market. A lot of people are wasting their time and efforts on a system that is as antiquated as the first PC.

The laggards are finally catching up to the fact that transformation is necessary. Unfortunately, they are stuck on 20-year-old technology.

Marlon Williams
President and chief executive officer
Miami Lakes, Fla.

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