Privacy Of Medical Records May Be LimitedYou need to know that not all of your medical records are governed by HIPAA.
Hacking Of Nude Photos Demonstrates Risk Of Electronic Medical RecordsAs the health care industry moves toward adoption of electronic medical records, what protections will be in place for your most intimate health secrets and who will hack the data?
Doctors Using Electronic Medical Records To Improve CareEven with the introduction and clerical nature of electronic medical records, physicians are starting to find ways to use them to improve care.
Medical Profession Making Impersonal Transition To TechHave you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?
Advances In Healthcare TechnologyThere are entrepreneurs out there who are working to develop technology revolving around the smart phone to help with healthcare.
Disruption In Healthcare May Be For The BetterWhen people talk about the changes in healthcare, words like transformation and innovation are thrown around. As a patient, that sounds pretty good. But another word, one that is more foreboding, is also being used - it is disruption.
Medical Records PrivacyBy law, how confidential is your medical information? Not as confidential as you may think.
The Future Of MedicineThanks to electronic medical records outputting data at an unprecedented rate and volume, databases for studies can now number in the millions. There are advantages and disadvantages as to how this might influence patient care and treatment.
The Back Up Plan For Electronic Medical RecordsLast week's storm challenged many hospitals because this was the first time a major storm hit hospitals along the east coast with electronic medical records playing a key role in patient care. There was a backup plan in place.
The Benefits Of Computerized Medical RecordsThere are many arguments for and against the computerization of medicine.
The Effect Of Electronic Medical Records On Healthcare Costs According to a report in the journal <em>Health Affairs</em>, computerized patient records are unlikely to cut health care costs and may actually encourage doctors to order expensive tests more often.
The Impact Of Computers On Health CareThe use of computers in the health care industry may mean that Information gained from the compilation of patient data and the ability for doctor’s to communicate with one another could revolutionize the way care is provided.