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Medical Record Sharing Yields Better Care and Improved Outcomes

DIGITAL HEALTH Electronic medical records have replaced paper, but what’s gaining traction now is linking health care providers across multiple settings with access to patients’ records. Anyone who has visited a health care provider knows the drill: Fill out endless paperwork with medical history, only to turn around and repeat the process at another physician. Or, worse yet, treatment in an emergency room is stymied waiting for medication or allergy records.

That’s about to be remedied. See the full story at Media Planet: Future of Healthcare>