Veterans Health Administration Realizes It Should Buy, Not Build Software »

Imagine that you learned a government agency built its own office furniture, HVAC, or telephones. Even if there were a massive amount of corruption in government purchasing, it would be remarkable if a bureaucracy could do a better job building than buying. Yet, for decades, the Veterans Health Administration has tried to do that...
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Will Congress Fix Its Electronic Health Records Fiasco? »

There is some hope that Congress will fix—at least partially—the largely bungled Electronic Health Records (EHRs) deployment on which it has spent $30 billion since 2009. Doctors are very frustrated by EHRs, which interfere with their practice of medicine. The current government program to have them installed nationwide should be abandoned. Tomorrow, the Senate...
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Rock Star Physician Rebels Against Medicare Bureaucracy »

Rebekah Bernard, MD, who wrote a book titled How to Be a Rock Star Doctor: The Complete Guide to Taking Back Control of Your Life and Your Profession, has written an open letter to her Medicare patients. Here are the choice bits: For every office visit that we spend together, I spend at least...
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