The year was ’96, I was about to enter the fifth grade, and HIPAA had just been enacted by Congress. It’s now 2014 and time for a major revamp of the patient privacy law.
Yesterday I completed my duty as a juror in an eight-day civil trial involving a negligence claim against two cardiologists in a community hospital. As my fellow jury members and I focused on the facts of the case, I also reflected on the mix of electronic and paper records and...
More than a year after Mark Hagland took on The New York Times for its shoddy report on electronic health records and meaningful use, I have to do the same thing to a paper I love dearly.
It was exciting to hear James Brummett, director of technical services at El Camino Hospital, present regarding the leading-edge IT development taking place at his two-hospital system, based in Mountain View, California, at the Health IT Summit in Denver, on Tuesday, July 22