EHR and Healthcare IT Mosaic Image

It’s definitely true that a picture is often worth 1000 words. That’s how I felt when I saw this image that Galen Healthcare Solutions posted on their blog.

What a great look at the challenge of our current healthcare IT environment. The blog post also discusses how the moasic helps us appreciate the complexity when talking about Interoperability, Patient Matching, Reporting and Analytics, and Trust.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.


  • Certainly is a possibility. Although, I think the above situation is far too common for it to just be one person creating unnecessary complexity.

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