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Effort Builds to Share Medical Records Online

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Effort Builds to Share Medical Records Online

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Effort Builds to Share Medical Records Online

Effort Builds to Share Medical Records Online

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The White House steps up efforts to help create a centralized repository for medical records. Proponents say a more uniform record-management system would benefit both patients and doctors — as can be seen in a visit to two Atlanta hospitals. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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