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’Going digital’ going slowly

Baltimore Sun, March 10, 2008
For two decades, electronic health records have been the Next Big Thing in healthcare. In 1994, President Bill Clinton announced that all doctors would use computerized records within 10 years, and in 2004 President Bush called for universal use of digital health records. Despite these declarations, 90 percent of U.S. doctors and more than two-thirds of U.S. hospitals still use paper for patient records.