Are Electronic Medical Records Going to Help Solve Our Healthcare Problems?

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Electronic Medical Records are intended to help to solve that problem, and are very effective for finding an X-ray, finding an MRI, finding something that happened within the hospital system. But right now, we don't have patients connected to the Electronic Medical Record in way that would bring the blood glucose data from somebody with diabetes into the EMR, in a way that would bring changes in body weight, blood pressure, all of those day to day things that we need to know into the Electronic Medical Record.

And that's why when I left the White House, I decided that that would be the next thing I did.