Family Portraits

Scalise, Dagmara
February 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2006, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the Family History Initiative launched by the U.S. Surgeon General in 2004. The program encourages people to collect and write down their family health history. Hence, the Partners HealthCare System is installing laptops and computer kiosks in 15 hospital sites where employees can voluntarily fill out their family histories in nine languages.


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