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Some medical errors have proven difficult to fix. Hospitals are now hopeful that technology will make a difference. Each year, there are more medical errors than ever before. Some mistakes are difficult to fix. This problem may be solved by technology. For example, hospitals can use electronic medical records to track allergies and medications. This information can be used by nurses and doctors to avoid prescribing the wrong medication. Patients will experience less errors during hospital stays, which is good news.