On average, the cost is between $40,000 and $50,000, of which about a third is the software and the hardware, about a third is the cost of getting it set up in the office, and about a third is maintaining it. Much of the expense is related to the cost of implementing and the cost of maintaining it over time.
From the Desk of David Pogue – Computerized Health Records – NYTimes.com – An Interview with Dr. David Blumenthal, Obama’s medical records czar talking about how much it would cost each doctor to purchase an electronic medical record system.
What is this? 1986?