Category Archives: electronic health records

Electronic Health Records are crucial for aging population

When my father had a serious fall last month, I was tasked with playing a much larger role in his health. I had heard stories about people taking care of their parents – some were horror stories – but my…

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Persistence is futile: EHR interoperability

Trekkies and non-Trekkies alike will recognize the expression “resistance is futile” as a favored saying among the drones of the Borg collective of Star Trek fame. Obviously I’m paraphrasing with the title of this essay, but let’s ask ourselves a…

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No excuses, get an EHR!

An acquaintance of mine who, like me, has inflammatory bowel disease, received a call recently from her local hospital informing her they had lost her MRI images. They found them, but she is concerned they will have to retake them…

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