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Embracing the Electronic Era

Medicine lags behind many other industries in the transition to the electronic era. While high-tech advances like CAT scans and MRI machines take advantage of computerization, many physicians still rely on paper and pen to document patient [...]

February 22, 2010 // 1 Comment

The Kaiser Prototype for Health Information Technology

In 2004, Kaiser Permanente implemented KP HealthConnect, a possible prototype for an interoperable health information technology (HIT) system. A retrospective, observational study of one Kaiser Permanente region in the state of Hawaii explored the [...]

April 22, 2009 // 3 Comments

Electronic Medical Records

Health information technology has astounding potential to improve the delivery and management of health care by improving quality, streamlining clinical practice, and providing portability of medical data. However, estimates of physician uptake of [...]

July 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

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