The following was a Weekly Feature for KidsGrowth Professional. It was first posted April 24, 2000.
Hey! What’s a Snake Doing in My System?
ASPs: What Are They? What Can They Do for Pediatric Practices?
The health care industry is the largest single industry in the U.S. but, when compared to similar information-rich industries like finance, it under-invests in information technology (IT). In fact, in 1997 the health care industry spent only 2-3 percent of its total revenue on IT (the financial industry spent a little more than 7 percent).