US hospitals triple use of electronic health records

US hospitals triple use of electronic health records
System allows sharing of latest information on patients’ test results, treatments and meds. (HealthDay)—U.S. hospitals have made major progress in adopting electronic health records systems over the past three years, according to a new report. The number …
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Rural doctors slow to adopt electronic medical records
Rural physician Hope Tinker is transferring all of her paper records to an electronic system, thanks to the financial backing of a new partnership with a county hospital system. – Kristofor Husted These days when you go to the doctor, many rely on an …
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Apps for Electronic Health Records a New Frontier for Developers, VCs
When the U.S. government told health-care providers to move their patient health records from paper files into a digital format, companies including Cerner, Epic Systems Corp. and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions saw a major uptick in business for their …
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