Medsphere VW Bus and Cerner Semi Picture at HIMSS

So many good things to post about and so little time. This one I couldn’t wait any longer. I first saw this on Fred Trotter’s blog, but the picture’s been making the rounds. I got his permission to post it here.

I can’t think of a better image to portray the difference between Big EHR vendors (I call them jabba the hut EHR) and small/open source EHR vendors. Check it out.
Medsphere VW Bus Next to Cerner Semi Truck

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John Lynn

John Lynn

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