Being able to recruit patients to clinical trial based on data stored in their electronic health records has always been just out of reach, writes Dina Fine Maron at Scientific American. But, she adds, it may in hand soon as more and more healthcare providers, driven by federal incentives, have adopted EHRs, though challenges in getting various systems to play well together remain.

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