Introduction The Meaningful Use program that was supposed to bring us shareable electronic health records for improved coordination of care, reduced health costs and improved health outcomes is winding down Continue Reading….
Health records in electronic form are the only truly portable and shareable (interoperable, in government-speak) compilation of your health care history available to all of your healthcare professionals! Gone are the Continue Reading….
When I ask my doctor for my health records, what can I expect to receive? In what form (electronic or paper) are these health records kept? My health records are Continue Reading….
Any discussion of health record access rights must begin with the laws that govern them. Your personal health records, which document your medical history and care over a lifetime, are largely in the Continue Reading….
EMR, EHR, and PHR? Now that the healthcare industry has finally moved into the electronic (digital) age for medical recordkeeping, a whole new vocabulary defining different types of health records has emerged. Continue Reading….
When you ask people what piece of legislation has brought the greatest change to our healthcare industry recently, people will overwhelmingly reply that it has to be Obamacare (PPACA). The Continue Reading….