Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> October 4, 2010

A Bearish Take On Long-term Ehr Growth Prospects – Bret Jones – Brean Murray, Carret & Co., Llc

Bret Jones is a Senior Analyst who covers health care IT at Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC. Prior to joining Brean Murray, Carret & Co., he was a Senior Analyst at Leerink Swann & Co., where he was named Institutional Investor's best "up-and-comer" for HCIT and distribution. FT/Starmine recognized Mr. Jones as the number one stock picker for the health care technology industry in 2009. Previous to Leerink Swann & Co., he was a Research Associate at SG Cowen & Co., LLC, in medical devices and technology. A graduate of Florida State University and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, Mr. Jones also served four years in the United States Air Force as a Senior Airman. Profile
TWST: What major trends are in play right now?

Mr. Jones: Within health care IT, the major trend continues to be the incentives payments for EHR adoption built into the stimulus package. CMS has