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Title The Electronic Medical Record, Promises and Threats
Author(s) Lincoln D. Stein
Source World Wide Web Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, Pages 217-229
Publication Date Summer, 1997
Abstract Starting with three fictitious scenarios that illuminate the promises and risks of the electronic medical record (EMR), this article describes the pros and cons of EMRs, the role that the Web will soon play in this arena, and the technological, social, and political challenges to controlling how one's personal medical information should be used.

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