$1 Billion EHR Crashes

A very expensive EHR installation crashed with major implications as reported by HealthcareIT News.
These are huge systems for large Organizations such as Sutter Health of Northern California. But there is a lesson for small practices, even solo docs.

It is, that don’t try to do everything in-house, don’t try to be technologists, and don’t buy a ‘Client-Server’ system. Fortunately, there is a really good Web-based EMR system.

If you are concerned about ‘what if my internet connection goes down’, I can tell you, there are plenty of backup options out there, but if your server goes down, you are sc#$@%^.

Author: Chandresh Shah

Chandresh Shah specializes in Healthcare IT and Medical Billing. He knows the market inside out; what works, what doesn’t. He advises and works with small business owners.