Proponents look to expand Massachusetts medical-records program
Boston Business Journal, April 22, 2008
Proponents of a $50 million pilot project that developed a paperless medical records system in three Massachusetts communities are hoping legislators will help continue and expand the program.
The initial pilot funding, pledged by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, will last through the end of 2008. State Senate President Therese Murray has included $25 million in funding to begin expanding the program statewide in an effort to control healthcare costs.