Jill Tucker, RN says:

“Hospitals need to focus on patient care first and concentrate on long-term solutions to survive as viable institutions. Short-term solutions that emphasize an immediate ROI (return-on-investment)—to preserve bond ratings—often fail to include long-term projects such as electronic medical record keeping. It took a White House directive to force hospitals to adopt electronic records—despite years of studies which had shown that poor physician handwriting and paper records lead to errors. ”
Health Care Reform: A Time for “Long-Termism”

Huffington Post Business  June 24, 2013