News tagged with medical records

Most health care records now are electronic

An ever-expanding amount of the nation's medical records—millions of prescriptions, medical reports and appointment reminders—are now computerized and part of an ambitious electronic medical records program, the Obama ...

Jul 17, 2013
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Initiating statins linked to increased risk of T2DM

(HealthDay)—Initiating statin therapy is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, which is not explained by differential survival, according to a study published in the May issue of Diabetes Ca ...

Jun 17, 2013
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Use of EHRs can enhance doc-patient communication

(HealthDay)—Electronic health records (EHRs) can be used during clinical encounters to enhance the physician-patient relationship, encouraging communication during the clinical encounter, according to a ...

Jun 13, 2013
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