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Officials urging electronic health records upgrades

State officials are urging medical professionals, hospitals and others in the health care industry who have not yet adopted electronic health records systems to join in the federally sponsored effort aimed at avoiding costly duplication of diagnostic tests and X-rays and ensuring that doctors have quick computer access to the medical history of their patients. The program is funded through the federal stimulus program. Eligible providers can get American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate the use of the electronic health records technology.The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services says that up to …

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