Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Patients’ files a click away

Clinics share records for better care
By Michael Schroeder
The Journal Gazette

When a patient recently shared her medical history with Dr. Amy Dawson, she neglected to tell Dawson that a few years ago she had breast cancer.

“She was a great historian,” said Dawson, medical director for Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic, who was surprised by the omission, given the patient’s otherwise thorough description of her health history.

The Journal Gazette

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