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Marketplace: Medical Records to Be Available Online

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Marketplace: Medical Records to Be Available Online

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Marketplace: Medical Records to Be Available Online

Marketplace: Medical Records to Be Available Online

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Five of the nation's largest employers are developing electronic medical records that employees will be able to access online. Computerized databases could cut out the paperwork in health care as well as extra costs and medical errors.

Mike Pesca talks to Marketplace's Janet Babin about the news.