News tagged with personal health record

The BMJ launches patient partnership strategy

In an editorial, The BMJ's Editor-in-Chief, Fiona Godlee and Patient Partnership Editor, Tessa Richards, explain that, over the past six months, an international panel of patient advisors the journal has set up "have stimul ...

Jun 10, 2014
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Majority of US consumers want full access to EMR

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. consumers want to have full access to their electronic medical records (EMR), and 41 percent would be willing to switch doctors to gain access, according to a survey published by Accenture.

Sep 23, 2013
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Final HIPAA omnibus rule goes into effect March 26

(HealthDay)—The final omnibus rule, which makes changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, goes into effect March 26, and physicians must be in compliance by Sept. ...

Feb 09, 2013
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Report: Electronic health records still need work

(AP) -- America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.

Jan 27, 2012
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Making personal health records more usable

Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use.

Jan 05, 2012
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