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Resisting the push to digitize

Politico, May 19, 2010

The federal government has propped up the electronic health record industry with $19 billion for health information technology from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and bolstered that support with provisions in the healthcare reform law. But as a particularly stringent and new regulation nears, numerous medical groups say that the aggressive government push to digitize is too much, too soon, Politico reports.