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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, positive patterns

Monday: Watch the Consumer Health IT Summit live. Our time is here!

Monday Sept. 16 is the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit. That means we, the patients, are the focus – we and our data, of course! – along with the providers (doctors, nurses, practices, hospitals) who serve us. You can watch live, online, without prior registration. But you need Adobe Flash Player so be sure you […]

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medical records, policy issues, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care

Beth Israel Deaconess FAQ for their patients reading OpenNotes

Clarification 9/7: The FAQ posted below is of course authored by my hospital, not by me. Several people misunderstood so I edited this and the headline. On Wednesday I posted about the roll-out of OpenNotes to over a million patients and families. That post arose when I myself got notified that Beth Israel Deaconess (my […]

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medical records, policy issues, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care

The OpenNotes project goes wide: a million patients and families enabled by information!

Updated Sept. 6: I’d forgotten that as we posted in June, Cleveland Clinic announced open access too, adding a half million patients to the total. Big news is emerging from the OpenNotes® project: big institutions are making patient access to the medical record Standard Operating Procedure. For the first time, an unprecedented number of patients and […]

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general, hc's problem list, medical records, reforming hc

Danny van Leeuwen: The Right Information in My Health Record

Danny van Leeuwen, Opa MPH RN CPHQ is a patient (Multiple Sclerosis), a caregiver, a nurse, and a leader. A version of this piece originally appeared on his blog, Health Hats. What do we e-Patients need in our electronic health records? Help by sharing in the comments: 1) The scenarios where medical record content was […]

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general, medical records, policy issues, positive patterns

“What’s in YOUR record?” Make data quality fun: play along in ONC’s video challenge!

Think everything in your medical record is spotless and flawless? Think again: almost everyone I know who’s checked their record has found flaws, omissions, orders that were never carried out. There’s a lot we can do, e-patients, engaged consumers, to improve the quality of our records. And the time to do that is now, before […]

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e-patient stories, general, medical records, policy issues, reforming hc, Why PM

My Father’s Medical Record Fiasco

Guest post by Alan Viars (@Aviars), CEO of Videntity Systems, Inc. This past year my father required open heart surgery. This is a short article about the hurdles we (his family) encountered along the way. I’ve changed the names, because it is not my intention to embarrass particular hospitals or physicians. The issues I raise are […]

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e-pts resources, medical records, pt/doc co-care, trends & principles

From Ted Eytan’s blog: “Now Reading: Patients actually want their entire medical record”

An important study just got my attention. Patients and clinicians in different cities were asked questions about concerns and preferences. Titled “Insights for Internists: ‘I Want the Computer to Know Who I Am’,” the study reports: (emphasis added) Patients do keep their own medical records They want access to everything in their record Privacy worries […]

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e-patient stories, general, hc's problem list, medical records, news & gossip, reforming hc, trends & principles

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