The history of patient information is a long and mostly paper-based one. From one manila file folder crammed with hodgepodge charts, notes and test results to an EMR tied to an online portal that provides instant data access, we’ve come a long way. But we haven’t yet reached the apex of convenience, accuracy and interoperability. This infographic compares a bit of the then and now … and hints toward the what will be.

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