"This industry is in its infancy. It's like being on the Santa Maria."
--Allen Wenner, M.D., vice president for clinical content, Primetime Medical Software, Columbia, S.C., speaking of clinical information technology at the TEPR show in San Antonio.
"This is about getting that old era behind us."
--John W. Rowe, M.D., chairman and CEO of Aetna, on its settlement of medical societies' class action lawsuit against Aetna.
"This is a truce in what has been a multidecade-long managed care war."
--Jack Lewin, M.D., CEO of the California Medical Association, on medical societies' settlement of their class action lawsuit against Aetna.