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May 2009
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H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2009, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p46
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Trade Publication
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Article
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This section presents an update on issues related to medical care in the U.S. An analysis by the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Health Research Institute has found that the federal stimulus incentives for doctors and hospitals to implement interoperable electronic health records will not compensate overall costs. The 2009 Deloitte Survey of Health Care Consumers has found that consumers want to be digitally connected to their providers. The survey also found that consumers are concerned about privacy and security issues associated with digital connection.
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