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Re: Medical Data

At 09:28 AM 9/25/96 -0500, Phil Fraering <[email protected]> wrote:
>Of course, one area where the doctor will continue to hold a patient's
>records, instead of the patient, due to the nature of the current system:
>Prescription medication.
>Of course, with the really big problems with this stuff, drug
>interactions, there's still no system for a doctor to find out what you're
>on thanks to another doctor. Which is why it's very important to always
>use the same pharmacist.

Pharmacists in the US use a nationwide system that keeps track of
who's using what.  Issues in a system like this include 
insurance-paid pharmaceutical plans and also tracking 
politically-questionable pharmaceutical purchasers.

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