Critical Condition: How a Broken Medical Records System is Endangering America’s Health

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Every time she visits a new doctor, long-time breast-cancer patient Jeanne Patterson prints out dozens of paper files about her medical history. She carries bags filled with sensitive documents, CDs and DVDs to each specialist.

Patterson has no choice: her medical records have ended up scattered among 20 different hospitals and ...Read More

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