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Careful with that electronic health record, Mr. Leavitt

I have been closely following the progress of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and electronic health records for the last eight months. You can understand that since I am a practicing dentist with a small healthcare business, I have my own special interest at stake. I am what they call a "stakeholder" in th......

Full article >>> may cause some of my colleagues to reconsider complete and unsegmented, or seamless, computerization. Let us pretend that there is a fairly large practice with four dentists and 12 employees. Everyone has access to patient records because the practice is completely paperless. Let us also assume that this practice is so security conscious that it is office policy to regularly delete old records fro......

Full article >>> even dental work, very few facilities check identities. Do you dentists check a patient's driver's license against his or her insurance ID? Could you recognize a phony license, even if you had the courage to insult the person by asking to see it before starting a couple of crowns?

Here is a tangent: If you are duped into doing dentistry for an identity thief, will you later have to reimb......

Full article >>> that the patient bought for $200 said that the previous owner was diabetic. No problem. The record is digital. Diagnoses and treatments can be changed along with medication allergies.

Do you see where this leads? If an unconscious person is admitted to an emergency room, contaminated electronic medical records could quickly kill the patient, and nobody would know why.

A very d......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Darrell Pruitt 10/18/06


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