Items Tagged ‘medical IT’

May 2, 2013

How Kaiser bet $4 billion on electronic health records — and won

By Logan Lafferty

In July 1907, the first great breakthrough in medical IT took place at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.: the paper medical record, dropped into a paper folder and stored in a file cabinet. Until then, information on patients was kept in a ledger that recorded all of a day’s patient visits, one after the […]

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