Employers will feel the push for electronic health records

July 2005
Employee Benefit News;7/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p41
Focuses on the need for employers in the U.S. to adopt health care information technology. Use of electronic health information in modernizing the health care industry; Actions taken by the Department of Health and Human Services to develop information technology standards for electronic health record adoption; Benefits offered by the technology.


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