Health IT -- for everyone

Johnson, Nancy; Breaux, John
July 2007
Hill;7/3/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 81, p15
The article focuses on health information technology (IT) which is the use of computers, networking and software to provide doctors with access to up-to-date patient information and best-practice medical data in the U.S. According to the author, the many bills introduced in the Senate this year means the promise of health may now be realized.


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