With an aging human population and growing demand for critical care and attention, the shortage of ICU resources has turned into a major healthcare issue. There are other benefits for healthcare organizations that explore the function of health information technology in ICU care. The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide economic incentives for companies who show they are ‘meaningfully using’ electronic health records to improve individual care.His problem, however, ended up being the electronic health record . Investigating the main causes, Wachter discovers design flaws, such as for example defaulting to certain units for medication dosing and alerts rendered meaningless by their sheer amount. But he concludes that the mistake stemmed less from the EHR itself than from its results on our collective psychology. There’s the important care doctor who, struggling to identify new details in daily notes, has started printing them out and keeping two superimposed pages up to the light to find what’s transformed. I could be younger. Doctors retiring early. Small procedures bankrupted by up-front expenditures or locked into ineffective systems by the prohibitive cost of switching.