Will Electronic Medical Records Improve Health Care?

Will Electronic Medical Records Improve Health Care?
Electronic health records (EHRs) have received a lot of attention since the Obama administration committed $ 19 billion in stimulus funds earlier this year to encourage hospitals and health care facilities to digitize patient data and make better use of …
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The bumpy road to electronic health records
When her father fell ill, Dr. Lily Boris faced a mountain of paper: doctors’ reports, CT scans, medication lists and lab results, which all had to be carried by hand from the hospital in Fremont to a specialist at Stanford, then back to her dad’s …
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Electronic Health Records Quagmire, VA, DOD Still Can’t Share
A damning GAO report shows that after at least eighteen years and billions spent, VA and DOD still have not figured out a way to share patient files across agencies. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has long critiqued the project because efforts …
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