HIMSS Keynote: IT offers hope to solve impending healthcare crisis, says Greenspan

April 8, 2009

Time is running out on Medicare, said economist Alan Greenspan in a keynote address to a capacity crowd at HIMSS09. Nearly 7000 attendees of the conference heard the former Fed Chairman explain how political expediency going back more than two decades ago led to the present-day inadequately funded federal healthcare program. Greenspan tagged healthcare IT as a possible means for getting out of this trouble.

Time is running out on Medicare, said economist Alan Greenspan in a keynote address to a capacity crowd at HIMSS09. Nearly 7000 attendees of the conference heard the former Fed chair explain how political expediency going back more than two decades led to the present-day inadequately funded federal healthcare program. Greenspan tagged healthcare IT as a possible means for getting out of this trouble.