Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen Premiering New Report on How Electronic Medical Records are Revolutionizing Medicine

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In a new report from Insights PTV's Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen, medical industry leaders are showing audiences how Electronic Medical Records are saving time when it counts most in the emergency room and also saving time when it comes to record keeping for medical administrators.

Breakthroughs host Martin Sheen

Technology can literally help save lives for patients, but it can be a figurative life-saver for medical professionals as well.

The producers of Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce 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

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