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Valley working on costly switch to electronic med files
Fresno Bee - Barbara Anderson

Carousels that used to hold paper medical charts sit empty in nurses’ stations at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Fresno. At Children’s Hospital Central California in Madera County, doctors grab a computer — not a pad — to write prescriptions. And in the emergency department at Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia, laboratory results pop up on computer screens.