Monday, April 13, 2009

Electronic health records raise doubt - The Boston Globe

See the full article for a timely record-keeping reality check

DeBronkart eventually discovered the problem: Some of the information in his Google Health record was drawn from billing records, which sometimes reflect imprecise information plugged into codes required by insurers. Google Health and others in the fast-growing personal health record business say they are offering a revolutionary tool to help patients navigate a fragmented healthcare system, but some doctors fear that inaccurate information from billing data could lead to improper treatment.

Electronic health records raise doubt - The Boston Globe

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