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Electronic Medical Records
May 2, 2013  
Electronic Medical Records

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.]


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