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Electronic medical records are creating smarter patients, better relationships with docs
Monterey County Weekly

No one adores repetitive and seemingly endless medical forms. But while most humans grumble and grab a pen, Carmel native Christine Kerner – after filling out what she estimates is hundreds of forms during a three-year battle with her son’s parasitic infection – decided to do something about it. In 2009, she partnered with local oncologist Kent Bransford, MD, to launch a health care website designed to compile family health histories and remind users about immunizations, tests and procedures they shouldn’t miss based on things like age, sex and race.