medical records http://michiganradio.org en System allows doctors to send immunization records electronically to the state http://michiganradio.org/post/system-allows-doctors-send-immunization-records-electronically-state <p>Doctors are already required to send immunization records to the State of Michigan. With the new system, the data will arrive in real time with no extra steps for the doctors or hospitals.</p><p>The system was launched&nbsp;by a non-profit called <a href="http://michiganhealthconnect.org/">Michigan Health Connect</a>. Executive Director Doug Dietzman says eventually the data could travel both ways &ndash; so doctors could avoid giving patients shots they don&rsquo;t need. He outline tetanus as a common example.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 01:38:13 +0000 Lindsey Smith & The Associated Press 7507 at http://michiganradio.org