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Electronic medical records benefit both patients and doctors
Orange County Register

It took several electronic nudges before Patti Schwebel booked an appointment for an overdue mammogram. Her doctors at Kaiser Permanente diagnosed breast cancer two years ago after the films revealed a lump. Schwebel, 56, figures she would have kept putting off the test if not for the prodding in her inbox and ease of scheduling the procedure online. She also found that electronic medical records helped her better navigate her diagnosis and treatment.