BREAKTHROUGHS WITH MARTIN SHEEN to Premiere New Report on How Electronic Medical Records are Revolutionizing Medicine
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The producers of Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen have announced an upcoming report exploring how technology is providing new life-saving care for patients and helping medical delivery institutions like hospitals run more smoothly.
Breakthroughs Martin Sheen PBS is an independently produced television series airing in markets around the country on public television. The program is hosted by the legendary Martin Sheen, who is about to embark on his second half-century in American entertainment in 2013. Mr. Sheen has developed a reputation as one of Hollywood's most respected actors during a career that includes more than 60 film appearances.
Breakthroughs Martin Sheen reviews advances in technology including the great efficiency provided by Electronic Medical Records. In an emergency, quick access to patient information can save precious seconds. A doctor can quickly access information needed to create a treatment plan for patients based on information stored on the internet and accessed through the patient's identification. The producers of Breakthroughs are talking to medical professionals about how this portability is giving doctors the information they need and how it also is helping hospitals run more efficiently. By eliminating the need for large paper files, EMR is helping to save lives in the emergency room and save time in the record keeper's office through ease of accessibility and simple updating.
The producers of Breakthroughs Martin Sheen are targeting March distribution date for the new report. Check local listings for air times on public television and PBS affiliates in individual markets. For more information the producers can be contacted via the official website for the show at breakthroughsptv.com.