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Why technology matters as much as science in improving healthcare

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201212:103

Received: 10 November 2011

Accepted: 31 August 2012

Published: 10 September 2012

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Original Submission
10 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Cook
4 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kwan Hoong Ng
12 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Marco Huesch
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-12-103

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Authors’ Affiliations

Lockheed Martin Corporation
USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
Health Sector Management Area, Duke Fuqua School of Business