eterans Administration (Perry, 2010; Wise & Bankowitz, 2009).
With respect to the fear that future technological innovations will render EMR technology obsolete, the issue is whether the healthcare establishment is going to take the Luddite path to the future. Fear of this type simply stifles innovation and progress. The issue of affordability for individual or for small group practices, however, is a concern that will not go away. The probability is that practice groups in the future will become increasingly larger in size with respect to the number of providers in separate healthcare delivery organizations. The wave of the future likely does not includ