BW: Dell Takes Healthcare Online

As first seen on Slashdot, Business Week has an article on Dell computer offering an electronic health record (EHR) to its employees: “Dell will announce Apr. 10 that it is becoming the largest U.S. employer to offer workers electronic health records that track their insurance claims and drug prescriptions, which the computer giant says is a key step toward letting its 26,000 staffers coordinate their own care in a bid to improve medical safety and contain costs…” The article is sketchy on technical details of the system, how it works and if there are third party companies involved.

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