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Infographic: What Really Happens to Your Medical Records?

January 6th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

Gaps in medical records equal potential gaps in care, they can cause an increase in avoidable readmissions and healthcare costs.

Fifty percent of medical data gets lost while being sent from primary care physicians (PCPs) to specialists, according to a new infographic from Hello Doctor. This infographic includes statistics about false information on hospital discharge letters, missed medical data and opinions from specialists to PCPs, effects on quality of care and more.

What Really Happens to Your Medical Records?

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