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Guide to Paperless Records

July 20, 2017

Most likely you already have everything you need to go paperless. Stop putting it off, going paperless can save you tens of thousands of dollars. Buy the book, take the first step. My comprehensive technology guide, “How to go paperless in the dental office” will answer the basic question…Why bother?  It then provides step by […]

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Electronic Health Records Mandate

June 7, 2015

Krauthammer Follow Up: Hospital physicians will tell you endless tales about the wastefulness of the data collection and how the lack of interoperability defeats the very purpose of data sharing. via Electronic Health Records Mandate — Doctors Are Being Needlessly Demoralized | National Review Online. This is a follow up article to this from last […]

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Please Choose One – EHR

April 8, 2015

Why physicians are rebelling against Electronic Health Records (EHR) Please choose one: The three words blink in front of me on the computer screen. via Please Choose One | The Health Care Blog.

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Third-party connections prompt more privacy concerns about ObamaCare site

January 21, 2015

According to the linked article it is possible for third parties to gather personal information off the Obamacare website. When you apply for coverage on HealthCare.gov, dozens of data companies may be able to tell that you are on the site. Some can even glean details such as your age, income, ZIP code, whether you […]

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Poll: Most Americans Would Share Health Data For Research

January 12, 2015

From NPR, Interesting: A NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll found that data privacy didn’t appear to bother most respondents. Privacy worries ran highest for information held by health insurers, but even then only 16 percent of people expressed concern. via Poll: Most Americans Would Share Health Data For Research : Shots – Health News : […]

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2015 – High noon for federal health records program?

January 4, 2015

From Politico: 2015 promises to be a critical year for determining whether electronic health records will enable physicians to communicate with each other efficiently to create better care. If they can’t get their systems to interact, the program may be seen as largely a waste. via High noon for federal health records program? – Arthur […]

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Mining Electronic Records for Revealing Health Data

January 23, 2013

(HT Titus Schleyer) From the NYT. …the report neglected one powerful incentive for the switch to electronic records: the resulting databases of clinical information are gold mines for medical research. The monitoring and analysis of electronic medical records, some scientists say, have the potential to make every patient a participant in a vast, ongoing clinical […]

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Digital Record EHR

February 15, 2012

What will become part of the digital patient record or EHR (electronic health record)? At the basic level there is  the patient census information, health history, the tooth chart, the treatment plan, all the progress notes and financial information. At the next level it is really a lot more than that. A complete digital record will […]

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