December 3rd, 2009

Can Cleveland Clinic Be A Model For Digital Medicine?

By Kelley Luckstein

When Albert Giuliani wakes up each morning, he steps on a scale, takes his blood pressure and pricks his finger to test his sugar levels…

 

The results are automatically uploaded to an electronic record that he and his doctor at the Cleveland Clinic can check anytime…

 

Few places can claim to be as far down this road as the Cleveland Clinic…They say it is no accident that organizations with similar structures--the Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente and Intermountain Health Care, among others--also have had success with digital systems.

 

Huffington Post, By Emma Schwartz, 12/2/09

Tags: digital medicine, Health IT, Health Policy

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