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U.S. Eyes Standardized Electronic Health Records

The Department of Health and Human Services announces plan to computerize and standardize health records over the next 10 years. The new system, which would make patients' records available nationwide, is aimed at boosting privacy standards and improving health care efficiency. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.