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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Employers tout digital health records

Employers tout digital health records: "You get a nasty cut while hiking at Smithville Lake. Your doctor � and your medical records � are 42 miles away in Olathe. What�s an emergency room doctor to do?
Currently, there�s a good chance that ER doctor will order tests. And if you�ve been to the doctor regularly, there�s an equally good chance those tests will duplicate records already in your medical file.
A dozen Kansas City area companies are backing a plan to develop a regional storehouse of electronic medical records, a nonprofit initiative currently called Health e ."


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