The future of healthcare might rest in the palm of your hand. That future – a tablet computer – already sits in hands of several Rome and Floyd County breast cancer patients. They’re part of the MyJourney Compass pilot program that allows them electronic access to heal records on a device that can fit in their purses.
An experimental health information exchange being tested in the north Georgia city of Rome is helping Koren Sinnock keep her travel plans. A breast cancer patient, Sinnock had been reluctant to travel very far from her doctors until the new program promised to provide access to her medical records from anywhere she might happen to be – including the beach.
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