Medical Records Quotes

Medical Records Quotes by Lois Capps, Richard Reeves, Jon Porter, Richard Carmona, John Ashcroft, Timothy Murphy and many others.

And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records.
After he was assassinated, his family and the men who had served him continued the lying and began the destruction, censoring and hiding of JFK’s medical records.
With tens of thousands of patients dying every year from preventable medical errors, it is imperative that we embrace available technologies and drastically improve the way medical records are handled and processed.
The fact is that a bill allowing any employer to deny insurance coverage based on a moral objectionalong with giving an employer permission to ask for medical records showing why a woman is taking birth controlopens up a set of problems that I’m sure its sponsors have not fully considered.
Every medium by which people communicate can be subject to exploitation by those with illegal intentions. Nevertheless, this is no reason to hand Big Brother the keys to unlock our e-mail diaries, open our ATM records, read our medical records, or translate our international communications.
The current medical records system is this: Room after room after room in a hospital filled with paper files.
Electronic medical records are, in a lot of ways, I think the aspect of technology that is going to revolutionize the way we deliver care. And it’s not just that we will be able to collect information, it’s that everyone involved in the healthcare enterprise will be able to use that information more effectively.
In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records – which was a major step in getting costs out of the system.
Computerized medical records will enable statistical analysis to be used to determine which treatments are most effective.
In post-Vietnam, post-Watergate America, skeptical voters demand full disclosure of everything from candidatesfinances to their medical records, and spin-savvy accounts of backstage machinations dominate political coverage.
Senator John McCain, who spent over five years in a Vietnamese POW camp, publicly releases 1,000 pages of medical records. Now people are left with only open nagging questions: what kind of freak has 1,000 pages of medical records?
Consider this: I can go to Antarctica and get cash from an ATM without a glitch, but should I fall ill during my travels, a hospital there could not access my medical records or know what medications I am on.
Hurricane Katrina reiterated the need for [access to] medical records, … … But there’s going to be a lot more needed than $4 million.
Whether it’s by helping us search for health-related information, connecting us with doctors through online portals, or enabling us to store and retrieve our medical records online, the Internet is starting to show the promise it has to transform the way people interact with and improve their own health and wellness.
My own medical history during my hospital stay was readily available to me through literally thousands of pages of medical records that outlined everything from my ‘bowel releasingschedule to the minute details of my brain biopsy procedure.
I would like to promote the concept of a partnership of insurance companies, physicians and hospitals in deploying a basic framework for an electronic medical records system that is affordable.
We live in what’s called an open society, which of course means they open our emails, open our phone records, and open our medical records.