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Implementing Electronic Medical Records

office assistant with patient record documents

The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center, based in Walsenburg, CO, plans to make the transition to an electronic health records system before the end of 2010, which will eliminate the need for office assistants to wade through piles of paper-based patient

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Despite a number of challenges, patients' medical records are slowly making the transition to the digital age.

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