Several Maine hospitals and health care providers have adopted electronic medical records, and many others aren't far behind. What does this mean for Maine patients and their doctors? The goal is better care and lower costs, but there are concerns about privacy, security and fraud.
NY Times Article on Medical Billing
NY Times Article on Medicare Billing
Tom Porter's Maine Things Considered Story from March
ACLU of Maine Health Privacy Weblink
Great Maine Outdoor Weekend
[The "Electronic Medical Records" episode originally aired on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks September 27, 2012.]
Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks episode #2803