Joseph Conn's article on CCHIT moves to quell interoperability flap confirms J.D. Kleinke's thoughts about the U.S. healthcare marketplace's continuing failure to adopt information technology. In his article called Dot-Gov: Market Failure, he explains why the diagnostic-imaging and lab-testing businesses are not only motivated to do nothing bold or innovative with health IT, but also to impede others' attempts to do something. This is a good example of it.
Farah TavakoliQuality improvement adviser, health IT specialistFMQAITampa, Fla.To submit a letter to YOUR VIEWS, click here . Please include your name, title and hometown.