Why spend 80 to get 40?

Posted on February 8, 2010 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Someone emailed me that this was the growing sentiment among doctors, “Why spend 80 to get 40?”

Then, someone else commented, “Remember … 100% of ’stimulus dollars’ will have made it to the vendor before the providers ever get CMS approval of meaningful use.”

Another person added, “Caveat Emptor”