About the authors:
Sigurd Ackerman, M.D. is president and medical director of Silver Hill Hospital, and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irv Lichtenwald is CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation, developer of OpenVista®, a portfolio of clinical support products and services that leverages VistA, an EHR system created by the Department of Veterans Affairs. He can be reached at email@example.com.