Speech recognition helps tell patient story, says doc; Calif. FQHC achieves full EMR adoption;

> EHRs should include speech recognition to tell each patient's unique story, says one cardiologist. Column

> National Health Services, a 12-site federally qualified health center in Kern County, California, has achieved 100 percent provider adoption of a HealthPort EMR. Press release

> McKesson is the latest vendor to offer interest-free financing on EMRs for physician practices, and also has introduced a rebate program. Press release

> HealthTech Holdings, parent of Healthcare Management Systems, has acquired Medhost, a vendor of emergency department information systems. Press release

> A USB drive containing records of more than 83,000 people in Ontario has been lost. Article

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