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Katrina's destruction likely to speed up electronic healthcare records adoption

Years of efforts to promote electronic healthcare records have led to some adoption of the technology but there's been little sense of urgency toward that adoption.

Then Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, destroying countless medical records as part of her path of destruction.

Katrina, and her followup Rita, may not only have changed the landscape of the Gulf region b......

Full article >>> er this year proposed a $10 million grant for setting up a board to oversee and subsidize the development of health records.

"When you look at Katrina and medical records, if they had had electronic medical records, they would not have been lost," said Stephanie Marquis, a spokesperson for the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. "......

Full article >>> records, he also said it's not much of a role compared to the private sector and the federal government. He added, however, that the state has a more important part to play in necessary deregulation to speed up the process. He especially noted that Wisconsin's privacy statutes dating back to over 25 years ago have had the unintended consequence of hindering some necessary data sharing.

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"What Katrina is doing, is it once again shows this dependency on paper records to be absolutely foolhardy for a nation as great as ours," said state Rep. Sheldon Wasserman, D-Milwaukee, a medical doctor. "What Katrina shows is, of course, the underclass of society, but we also have an underclass that takes place in the medical system."

Wasserman compared the idea of sub......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Eric Kleefeld 10/05/05


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