With the nationalization of electronic medical records, I am certain that a few radiologists...
have covered up for each other. They flag each other on EMR if there is potential malpractice. How can one get an anonomous second opinion now?
Great point. But in all fairness to the medical professionals, they aren't the ones who asked for a MRI of a patient in Pennsylvania to be read by a doctor in Australia because it's the middle-of-the-night at the PA hospital. It's the hospital administration that has taken these cost-cutting measures. And why take these steps? Because the insurance companies (who never seem to have trouble making a profit) pay hospitals on a sliding scale, based on how quickly they get patient from point A. to Point "O" which stands for "Out the door."
Unfortunately this isn't a quick fix and politicians don't want to take on the insurance companies...it would be like asking them to go after the tobacco companies.
by OLYHOOCH 6 years ago
This is just one of many Re-plys, I receive each day. I thought I might share this one with you,,,,, Thanks. And from one of my favorite pundits, Stella Paul, more motivation to work our tails off in this election season. June 30, 2012 A Surgeon Cuts to the Heart of the ObamaCare Nightmare By...
by AnnaCia 7 years ago
Why are medical records private, but causes of death are public?Example, the death of Whitney Houston. I always thought that you do not have to release the causes of death.
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
this article explains an idea of how we can choose to have what medical records held private or allow access to anyone...but we have to choose and see that we have that option...we can't just expect a system and the people involved to make that decision...http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142...
by Onaolapo Adeyemi 2 years ago
Hi Hubbers,I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub How To Become A Certified Medical Records And Health Information Technician Specialist (must be signed in to view). What can I do to improve? Thanks!
by Moon Willow Lake 8 years ago
Have you ever thought about obtaining your medical records to see if there are mistakes in them?I know I am glad I have obtained a lot of mine as I have been able to correct various mistakes I otherwise never would have known about. I am just wondering if medical record mistakes are as a widespread...
by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS 4 years ago
Is the availability of your Medical Records online a good thing?There are a lot of medical practices making it possible for patients to view their medical history, look at their lab results and even make appointments online. Although this is extremely convenience for both the patients and doctors;...
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