Entries by John Cosenza

EHR vs. ROI: Is it Worth it?

In 2009 the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) initiated a large-scale implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. Despite broad consensus EHR systems can significantly improve healthcare performance and patient outcomes while reducing costs, many healthcare facilities resisted the incentive. According to Julia Adler-Milstein, Carol E. Green, and David Bates, […]

Trump, EHR, & Meaningful Use: Continued Investment in Healthcare IT? Or the End of an Entitlement?

The twenty first century is often characterized as the age of information with rapid advances in technology fundamentally altering human interaction and perception. Making up nearly 20% of the U.S. domestic economy, the healthcare industry is naturally adopting new technologies such as Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to achieve a higher standard of efficiency and patient […]

The Future of American Trumpcare

Over the past year, the historical 2016 presidential election ignited an exhaustive campaign that fed on several divisive issues and policies. At the core of this heated debate was the United States’ healthcare system, which under the Obama Administration, underwent a revolutionary transformation. The primary role of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to […]