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How Much Could We Save With Electronic Medical Records?

It's no secret massive waste pervades the health-care industry. Some of that waste stems from unnecessarily complex...


It's no secret massive waste pervades the health-care industry. Some of that waste stems from unnecessarily complex interactions between doctors, patients, and insurance companies. By making the entire process hospital care more efficient, we could help limit that waste. By using electronic medical records and streamlining procedures, hospitals could save billions of dollars, which could in turn be spent on better care.

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