Electronic Health Records


Electronic health records have improved patient safety around the world, but American doctors and hospitals have been slow to adopt them. New large-scale projects such as Google Health and Microsoft’s HealthVault suggest that this formerly stagnant field might be at a turning point. How will such systems actually benefit doctors and patients? And will the medical field finally jump onboard? Erika Jonietz, Technology Review Craig Feied, Microsoft Health Solutions Group; Georgetown University School of Medicine John D. Halamka, CareGroup Health System, Harvard Medical School Karen M. Bell, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Girish Kumar Navani, eClinicalWorks

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May 8, 2017

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