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…


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…


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…