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Patient-friendly: Bristol Hospital launches new electronic medical record software
BRISTOL — Bristol Hospital will soon be launching a new “portal” allowing patients to access their electronic medical record from the comfort of their own home. The new software, which will officially become available June 30, gives patients …
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Developing a Health IT Academy in the Heart of Texas
Just ask the leaders at Athens (Ga.) Regional Health Systems, where a botched electronic medical record (EMR) rollout cost two executives their jobs. In that case, doctors said the EMR rollout was too aggressive and they rebelled. Things might have …
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Some Wichita medical practices experiencing growing pains with push toward
Dr. James Gilbaugh has an interesting take on the movement in health care to electronic medical records. He's not against having patient files available electronically and readily available for providers to share. He's just not a fan of the pain …
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