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Jason Mitchell, MD

Director, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Center for Health IT

The specialty of Family Medicine recognized early in its development that effective, efficient information management in the ambulatory setting was essential to the success of healthcare delivery in the United States. Family physicians have envisioned and embraced the role of health IT to support the patient centered medical home and its focus on team, coordination,…

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A recent meeting at the White House brought together physicians at the vanguard of electronic health record system adoption and usage to discuss their broad range of experience, in particular their past successes and their current pain points. The discussion covered a vast range of issues: the absence of interoperability, poor usability, lack of needed…

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