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Medical records must be shared

“Canada’s health-care system wastes $7 billion every year on diagnostic tests that aren’t needed and prescriptions that don’t help. The reason is infuriatingly simple: Patient records, for the most part, are stored with technology that is dysfunctional.
Only one in three family physicians in Canada keeps computerized records. Most still use paper files.”

Article
Times Colonist, 22 August 2012

27 August 2012 | Categories: News | Country: Canada | EHR: EHR, EHR Canada | Tag(s): Benefits, Consent, Failure, Interoperability
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