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             Copyright © 2008 by:  Alberto A. Borges, MD.  All rights reserved. No part of the contents of this manual may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the expressed written permission of the publisher. Dr. Borges can be contacted at:

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  • 1635 N. George Mason Drive, Suite 480                     

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About The Author

             Alberto Borges MD is an internist/oncologist in who practices in Arlington, Virginia and has been full-time private practice since 1987.  He has been an independent developer of electronic medical databases since 1991 mainly for use in his own busy private practice.  He began working in the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)/MS Office platform in 1995.  He has been active in newsgroups since 1996 and in EMR discussion groups as the physician “techie” since 1999 starting with Physicians Online and currently posts in the following websites:

             Al has made available to the public the MS Word EMR Project since August of 2004. This and other downloads and publications can be found for free download at


             I will like to thank everyone will helped me finish this book.  This goes to the editorial Board as well as to the technical editor.  Thanks to a production team who labored to finally make this book a physical reality.

             I appreciate the understanding of a family who put out with my long efforts in writing the tax.  Ana managed to run a household three kids, two guinea pigs, and 2 canaries without a hitch.

Contacting Me and Obtaining Help

             As one of our valued readers, I ask that you please let me know of any comments, critiques, or the opinions they may have concerning any topics covered by this book.

             If you need help I strongly suggest that you as your questions for the online user group at I will not help with technical problems related to the topics of his book via personal e-mail.