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The California Society of Anesthesiologists is a physician organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

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Your Electronic Health Record May Lack Vital Information
by Linda B. Hertzberg, MD

When you walk into any physician’s office or hospital, computers are everywhere.  By 2013, nearly 70 percent of hospitals had moved away from paper charts and toward electronic health records, or EHRs, and more are making the change every day. From the patient’s point of view, it’s reasonable to think that the EHR will know everything about you.  But you might be surprised to know how many pieces of paper your hospital chart may still contain.  And we should all be aware — even alarmed — about all the gaps in critical information that may exist in any patient’s computerized record... 

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