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Correspondence
Problems with discharge summaries produced by electronic health records: why are the vendors not named?
  1. Walter Joseph ​O’Donnell
  1. Department of Medicine-Pulmonary/Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Walter Joseph ​O’Donnell, Department of Medicine-Pulmonary/Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; WODONNELL{at}mgh.harvard.edu

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The study by Sarzynski and colleagues1 uses rigorous analysis to obtain important insights about the real-time information that patients receive at discharge. It is puzzling that the electronic health records (EHRs) used were not named. One can infer …

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