A Healthy Debate: Electronic Medical Records

Beckely, Elizabeth Thompson
June 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2004, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses the proposals of U.S. President George W. Bush and rival presidential candidate Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) regarding electronic medical records (EMR) in 2004. Increase in federal funding for health care technology in fiscal 2005; Plans of Kerry regarding the use of standardized technology to support the adoption of EMR by 2008; Opinion of Scott Wallace, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Health Information Technology, on the proposals. INSET: WHERE THE CANDIDATES STAND ON EMR.


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