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Tech companies push to digitize patients' records

New York Times, September 10, 2009

As the Obama administration and Congress struggle with broad health policy legislation, the technology industry is pursuing the opportunity in digital health records. Although most of the government money will not start flowing until next year, the companies hoping to get their share include technology giants like General Electric, IBM, and Verizon. Also in the hunt are smaller health technology specialists like Athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, and Practice Fusion.