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It's been nine years since Congress approved $40 billion in incentives to spur adoption of electronic medical records. What have we achieved? Rampant frustration among docs and patients, for starters.
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There is a national shortage of physicians with residency training. New training slots at places such as Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in LA are making a small dent.
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Here’s the first question you should ask when someone s you with a tip about something amiss with a patient’s care: “Can you get access to the medical records?”
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There is a bizarre paradox in the culture of medicine: The system generates more data than ever, but questionable priorities are limiting our ability to effectively use it.

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