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Technological advances key to healthcare transformation

Federal Computer Week, April 13, 2010

No matter how far healthcare reform measures go, it's unlikely the U.S. will see a transformation in healthcare without the successful implementation of advanced technologies to reduce costs and improve the provision of healthcare services. Each of the key healthcare IT elements, including EHRs, HIEs, and analytics tools, produce enormous benefits, from improving individual patient care to reducing medical costs through the elimination of redundant tests, Federal Computer Week reports.