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The evolving medical record

Physician Practice Perspective, May 1, 2005

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Historically, healthcare professionals or the organizations they belong to, maintain patients' medical records-intended to be confidential documentation of the health complaints, evaluations, assessments, and treatments for each patient. Traditionally, each healthcare provider maintains separate records, usually on paper.

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