The Doctor’s Advocate | Second Quarter 2014

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Second Quarter 2014

Director's Forum
SAFER Guides for Electronic Health Record Implementation and Use

An Ounce of Prevention
Why Accuracy Matters

Politically Speaking
MICRA Update

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