That donation has been augmented by money from the state and federal governments, insurance companies and the doctors' medical practices, making a total of about $60 million. The goal is to have 1,000 physicians using the prevention-oriented EMR and 1 million patients under their care by the end of this year.
These systems will "display automatically the recommended tests, interventions and therapeutic goals for a person with a specific diagnosis." The problem is that insurance companies won't reimburse for both treatment and prevention services on the same visit. A patient who reports symptoms that might indicate a need for a new workup will have to come back for another office visit.