Health information exchange: Congress has encouraged it, the business case is strong and the public assumes it is happening behind the scenes. But on the ground, medical staff fight this war with fax machines and frantic calls to medical record departments.
But what if a lab test only had to be done once, and then everyone had access to the results? What if real-time referrals included pertinent notes and results, transmitted directly as structured data into the specialist's electronic health record system?
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