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Pacific Northwest to be first to get new medical record system for military members, families
By Kathleen Cooper

Staff writer
January 14, 2015

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Major changes in medical record-keeping are coming for members of the military, and the Pacific Northwest region will be the proving ground.

In addition, a vendor team has asked Tacoma’s MultiCare Health Systems to help it win an $11 billion federal contract to provide modern electronic medical record-keeping for the Department of Defense.

The Pacific Northwest was chosen as the pilot installation site because it has a history of partnerships and communication between the military medical system and private care providers.

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