Expiration of Alberta POSP funding – what will it mean?

   Posted by: dhcsoul   in EMR

Alan Brookstone has posted an interesting piece in CanadianEMR where he discusses the exipration of the Alberta Physician Office System Program (POSP). As he indicates:

“The POSP funding program has been viewed as both an experiment and a model for provinces across Canada.”

Here in BC the nascent Physician Information Technology (PITO) program is still largely underwraps … but Physicians are being told to wait… to not buy either hardware or software until the program is fully underway or they may not be eligible for funding if their choice turns out not to be on the PITO qualified EMR vendor list when it finally comes out.

It will be interesting to follow this discussion to see what the initial reaction of the British Columbia physician community to the lead being shown in Alberta.:

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