It's not unusual for patients to have to track down their medical records as they move from one doctor to another, or if they end up in the emergency room. However, two of California's largest insurers are collaborating to solve that problem. They're launching what could be the largest electronic medical record base in the country.
Most politicians, and their spokespeople, prefer email to communicate with their constituents and the press. Some even use Twitter as a means to get the word out. However, California Representative Paul Cook prefers the old-fashioned way: He sends out more snail mail than anyone else in the House of Representatives.
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