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The Need for Centralized Medical Records

Publication Date: October 7, 2009

If you’re like most people, you receive your healthcare from more than one doctor—a family medicine specialist, an OB/GYN if you’re a woman, perhaps a dermatologist, an orthopedist, or a cardiologist. That means the records each physician gathers on your health and treatment are scattered across offices all over town, perhaps even all over the region. Of course, you do your best to inform each doctor of all of your conditions, tests, and treatments, but it’s hard to remember everything during an appointment and sometimes you may not know what information is germane.

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