The imbalance of global healthcare system and the opportunities of IT

Healthcare is expensive in the United States. It is much more expensive than healthcare in other country. The difference between these two healthcare system contributes to the difference of the cost and the quality of the care.  The salary for the physicians are different.  In the United States, a physician can make 150K to 300K…

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EMR and PHR, a comparison

PHR and EMR are two inter-related concepts. First of all, the use cases are different. EMR is the electronic medical record primarily used at the hospital. Typically, it is the healthcare providers such as nurses or physicians use the EMR intensively. PHR is different, it centers around the patient experience. In some healthcare organisations, it…

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