The Future of Medical Diagnostics: Large Digitized Databases

  title={The Future of Medical Diagnostics: Large Digitized
  author={Wesley T. Kerr and Edward P. Lau and Gwen E. Owens and Aaron Trefler},
  booktitle={The Yale journal of biology and medicine},
The electronic health record mandate within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will have a far-reaching affect on medicine. In this article, we provide an in-depth analysis of how this mandate is expected to stimulate the production of large-scale, digitized databases of patient information. There is evidence to suggest that millions of patients and the National Institutes of Health will fully support the mining of such databases to better understand the process of diagnosing… CONTINUE READING

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