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Data-sharing fees: A healthcare reform-killer?
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The fees associated with sharing patient data threaten to thwart the $30 billion federal push to move the healthcare industry to electronic records–and it could require Congress to step in to change things, Politico reports.

Though a majority of providers have adopted electronic health record systems, most of that information sits on myriad computer systems offered by competing software companies with little incentive to make them work together.

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