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Health
6:48 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Sebelius Touts Electronic Medical Records During Visit

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius [4th from left] touted the benefits of health information technology during a panel at Metropolitan Community College's Health Science Institute.
Elana Gordon KCUR

The health industry comprises nearly one fifth of the nation’s GDP, but up until recently, relied mostly on paper files.

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Health Slideshow
2:59 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Video: Sebelius To Visit College's Virtual Hospital

Melissa Trybom hooks up MCC's simulation lab.
Elana Gordon KCUR

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is in Kansas City today, drawing attention to developments in health information technology.

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Health
9:07 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Cerner Sees Record Growth

Cerner CEO, Neal Patterson, speaking at the company's annual conference last fall.
Elana Gordon KCUR

2011 was a big year for Cerner. The North Kansas City-based health IT company, which employs more than 6,000 people in the region, brought in record profits and sales, according its year-end earnings report released today.

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