Q: How can you create a safe, universal EHR?
"How can you create a safe, universal EHR?" This question was posted on a doctor's blog who insisted that not only should we stay on paper but that they themselves would never use a universal EHR because of privacy. That is one approach, and there are times when paper items are still very applicable (e.g. psychotherapy processing notes). But given that your very identity is held in massive server files protected by the government and other commercial interests, including heal
Review: "The Tangle of Coordinated Health Care" – The New York Times
Health care coordination deserves a big ole Southern "bless your heart." Read The New York Times article by Paula Span. It's a grand intention to create health care coordinators and service representatives to help walk people through the hurdles of our health care delivery system. But these people only serve to make a convoluted process more confusing. The rules regarding HIPAA and privacy and the increasing burden of litigious documentation means that there is a lot of hesit