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 WilliamsPresident and chief executive officerFirstaidsoftware.comMiami Lakes, Fla. To submit a letter to YOUR VIEWS, click here. Please include your name, title and hometown.