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HEALTH LINK

Electronic Medical Records

  • Aired: 03/31/2011
  • 35:05
  • Rating: NR
The U.S. government allocated $19 billion of stimulus money for healthcare providers, with the goal that every American will have an electronic medical record by 2014. Host Benita Zahn and guests, including New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, discuss what's being done to make electronic medical records a reality and what consumers interested in quality care and privacy need to know.
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Experts say electronic medical records can help curb medical costs and improve care.
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