While waiting for a state health-records exchange, medical society launches one

Electronic medical records have become common, but the ability to share them easily between providers lags.

Frustrated that after 10 years of effort the state of Connecticut has yet to launch a functioning health information exchange allowing physicians, hospitals and other health care providers to share patient medical records, the Connecticut State Medical Society is offering one of its own. Health care providers will have to decide if it Is worthwhile to sign on or wait for the state system to pan out. Continue Reading →