New bill aims to improve sharing of electronic medical records

Dan Gorenstein Dec 12, 2016
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New bill aims to improve sharing of electronic medical records

Dan Gorenstein Dec 12, 2016
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President Barack Obama is expected to sign legislation on Tuesday that should speed FDA approval of some drugs and devices, as well as making a significant investment in medical research.

The measure – known as the 21st Century Cures Act – also should make it easier for patient data to move from the hospital to the doctor…and back again.

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