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Medical mouse practice

TIME, June 17, 2008
A team of 700 technologists at Cleveland Clinic are reinventing the hospital experience for healthcare providers and patients as the medical center positions itself as a leader in health-information technology. The medical charts of nearly 5 million patients have been digitized, more than 3 million electronic prescriptions have been filled, and more than 120,000 patients regularly access their full health records online. As a result, the team of doctors, nurses, Web developers and software engineers has improved safety, cut costs, and given patients more control over their care, said Clinic representatives.