Comments for: Maine launches first-in-the-nation medical image archive

Posted June 06, 2012, at 7:06 p.m.
Last modified June 07, 2012, at 1:58 p.m.

Maine doctors will have access to patient X-rays, mammograms and other medical images regardless of their location as part of a new electronic archive described as a nationwide first. The archive is expected to free health care providers from the hassle and cost of copying scans to CDs when a …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story implied that Eastern Maine Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital do not electronically share medical imaging records. The two hospitals can share medical imaging records electronically.

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