Health Level Seven (HL7)

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When Medical Informatics Clashes With Medical Culture

Paul Cerrato | InformationWeek | July 19, 2012

Tools are available that can help reduce the number of duplicative or otherwise unnecessary diagnostic tests doctors order. And although their main function is not cost containment, these systems can have a profound effect on the bottom line. EHRs, for example, when properly implemented, can keep clinicians informed of recent lab tests and imaging studies--through the magic of HL7...
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