How paper is ruining your plan

Experts predict massive changes in the way health care is delivered and paid for in the next 10 years. The question is: Are employers on board with electronic health records?

By Lisa V. Gillespie
April 1, 2012

In the information age, perhaps the only system left that hasn't gone completely digital or to the cloud is health care. Even insurance companies, who warehouse massive amounts of data, rarely share it with other insurance companies when an employee moves from one job to the next. And for patients to gain access to their own heath records, which largely are maintained on paper, they have to go through a lengthy process - on paper.

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