Medical Records

Privacy Issues with the Affordable Care Act

2013-07-02T10:46:37+00:00

People were shocked and outraged to learn their government has been collecting phone records, accessing Facebook and checking out Internet access searches without their knowledge.   What will they say when they [...]

Privacy Issues with the Affordable Care Act2013-07-02T10:46:37+00:00

Personal Health Record Tools

2018-01-04T08:51:06+00:00

In the previous entry, Personal Health Records in Your Future, we pointed out the benefits of maintaining your own medical records. The personal health record (PHR) you would put together would [...]

Personal Health Record Tools2018-01-04T08:51:06+00:00

Personal Health Records in Your Future

2018-01-04T08:53:46+00:00

In the previous blogs about medical records, we've pointed out that medical providers, by law, are required to replace paper-based patient records with electronic medical records (EMR) by 2015.  This computer-based [...]

Personal Health Records in Your Future2018-01-04T08:53:46+00:00

Part 3: How to Protect Your Medical Records

2018-01-04T08:49:16+00:00

In our previous blog about Electronic Medical Record Concerns, we noted that using electronic medical records results in better care and saved lives primarily because the medical information is so easily [...]

Part 3: How to Protect Your Medical Records2018-01-04T08:49:16+00:00

Part 2: Concerns About Electronic Medical Records

2018-01-04T08:46:41+00:00

Previously, we wrote that, by law, paper-based patient medical records kept by health providers are being replaced by electronic medical records.  All medical facilities must make significant steps in that direction [...]

Part 2: Concerns About Electronic Medical Records2018-01-04T08:46:41+00:00

Prescription Record Privacy Act

2018-01-04T08:56:34+00:00

California State Assemblyman Bill Monning recently introduced Assembly Bill 2112 that prohibits pharmaceutical companies, data mining firms, and others, from obtain information from doctors about which prescription drugs they are using [...]

Prescription Record Privacy Act2018-01-04T08:56:34+00:00