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Consumer-centered Health Care Depends on Accessible Medical Records

From Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, 6/29/15:

There is a problem with medical records—they are scattered everywhere. John Quelch discusses approaches to integrate patient data so that medical professionals and patients can make better decisions. 128 more words


How to Take Charge of Your Medical Records

From The Wall Street Journal, 6/29/15:

It’s your health. So it’s time you took control of all the information about it.

That’s the message that a growing number of patient advocates are trying to spread to American health-care consumers. 140 more words


Coalition Backs Interoperability Measures in 21st Century Cures Act

From Health Data Management, 6/26/15:

A coalition of 30 organizations including providers, patient advocates, payers and vendors has voiced its strong support for health IT interoperability provisions included in H.R. 87 more words


Tracking Data

For several years I have been interested in self-tracking, research into which has led me to many other related topics. Currently I am working on: 51 more words

Rachel Chenven Powers

Direct Messaging Has Value, But Not Without Challenges

From Health Data Management, 6/23/15:

A survey of 75 health information organizations in 27 states finds that two-thirds support Direct messaging protocols as the method of choice for exchanging data via secured messaging software. 64 more words


Interoperability dominates as major theme of LTC tech conference

From McKnight’s Long Term Care News, 6/22/15:

Bundled payments, data assessment and standardization and changing payment models dominated the first full day of the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit in Baltimore. 106 more words

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