'Most insightful' healthcare IT infographics of 2012 span Meaningful Use, social media

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HIT Consultant recently ranked what it sees as the 20 most insightful healthcare technology infographics of 2012. The graphics spanned topics from Meaningful Use to healthcare social media use to the future of healthcare technology in bright and clever forms which clearly explained the often dense material.

The top ranked graphic, produced by electronic health record vendor Greenway Medical, explains with a bar graph, lists, icons and charts who is participating in the program, how much money is available for Medicare and Medicaid participants, the steps of the program, who qualifies for the program and more. A big data graphic by Healthcare IT Connect in which multiple flow charts, icons and pop-out numbers explain how much digital data is currently being used by the healthcare industry, cracks the top 5. Post