April 22, 2017

Recent improvements patient healthcare are the result of many factors: scientific breakthroughs, medical innovation, and technological advances.  Medical records fall into the last category; they are a portal through which a physician and other medical staff can step i...

We from time to time get interesting questions from clients when requesting their medical record.  Their physician may have retired and they have now found a new physician that is accepting new patients. Clients have sometimes suggested that their new physician doesn't...

January 25, 2017

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THE QUESTION

I’ve had the same family doctor for 20 years and I like her. But my medical records are still on paper and my doctor has no plans to convert to an electronic system. That makes me wonder how up-to-date she is with other medical advances. What could be the h...

January 17, 2017

You only have to look as far as your smartphone to appreciate how electronic information, and the ability to share it, has improved nearly every aspect of our modern lives. What used to take hours or days can now be done in seconds through a few taps on our phones—from...

January 13, 2017

On a bitingly cold evening in late December, having spent most of the day nursing a stomach ache, I decided I could no longer avoid medical advice. 

After a week of holiday overeating and end-of-year slothfulness, my body was clearly protesting. So I reluctantly sough...

January 4, 2017

The vast majority of patients say they want their medical info stored electronically in one location.

Patients are dissatisfied with the way healthcare providers and insurers are dealing with their personal medical information and they want it stored electronically in a...

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