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Doctors eye better ways to share e-health records
USA Today

Think you entered the digital health age when your doctor switched from paper charts to electronic medical records? Think again: An e-chart stored in one doctor’s computer too often can’t be read by another’s across town. Now the country’s largest network for paperless prescribing is poised to help tackle that hurdle. Surescripts is expanding so that doctors around the country can choose to share medical reports, X-rays and other health data over its network much as they send e-prescriptions to drugstores today, regardless of what competing brand of computerized health records they use.

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