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Meningitis Investigation Proved Test Case for E-Records

Meningitis Investigation Proved Test Case for E-Records

February 4, 2013 at 2:05 am

Tennessee’s top health officials didn’t set out to promote electronic medical records when they visited the state capitol last week. But in recounting their investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak, they essentially handed lawmakers a test case for what value e-records can bring.

Health IT’s Long-term Costs Are Unknown

January 19, 2010 at 9:02 am

Federal funds are making it feasible for health care providers to switch to electronic records. But a panel of financial experts speaking last week to the Nashville Health Care Council said it’s not clear how the numbers for health care IT will look once the stimulus money is gone.