Friday, January 9, 2009
New York City pushes doctors to adopt electronic medical health records
Doctors across the city have seen the benefits already. They've been able to track the flu when it spreads across the city, and is more effective than the Google Flu Tracker. It also allows doctors in poorer neighborhoods a large range of patient information. Currently, 1 in 10 of primary care doctors are on the electronic health system. For more information, please check out the Wall Street Journal Health blog and the New York Times.