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Caregivers seek place in patient records

Maybe caregivers also needs extra help. (AP photo/Genevieve Ross)
Maybe caregivers also needs extra help. (AP photo/Genevieve Ross)

Caregiver advocates are trying to get health policymakers to carve out a niche for caregivers in medical care and long-term care (LTC) records.

Suzanne Mintz, a representative for Family Caregiver Advocacy, a new group in Kensington, Md., said in an interview that one problem relatives and other providers of unpaid care face is the lack of an official place in either traditional paper records or the new electronic health records.

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