First published 3/21/11 by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
As an internal medicine physician, I know how hard it was to coordinate patient care across diverse healthcare systems. Primary care providers struggle to keep up with the flow of information coming in and going out of their offices on faxes, couriered documents and hand carried patient notes. The Direct Project was created to address this problem head-on by creating a simple, secure way to send this information electronically, so that providers can concentrate on what counts: excellent patient care.
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