July 22, 2005

Open Source Medical Records System

Gina Kolata:
Now, however, Medicare, which says the lack of electronic records is one of the biggest impediments to improving health care, has decided to step in. In an unprecedented move, it said it planned to announce that it would give doctors - free of charge - software to computerize their medical practices. An office with five doctors could save more than $100,000 by choosing the Medicare software rather than buying software from a private company, officials say.
Verona based Epic Systems creates and supports a medical records product along with many other health care tools. Slashdot discussion. Worldvista site. Posted by James Zellmer at July 22, 2005 12:19 PM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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