Also in the news: E-heath records for Calif. farmworkers

About 5,000 migrant farmworkers and their families will get personal health records in the next nine months in a project funded by the California government, Government Health IT reports.


The records will be available to patients via a Web portal. They have the option of allowing their doctors to view and update their records via a similar portal. All access is password-controlled.


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Nancy Ferris is senior editor of Government Health IT.

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