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What he understands and why it matters

When filling out forms at your doctor’s office, do you ask yourself why it is important whether or not your grandmother has high blood pressure or diabetes? Your doctor will also ask you questions like this. Why is this important? Your medical history includes both your personal medical history and your family medical history. Your […]

Students relate medical history to pract...

History of Medicine Club president hopes to initiate discussion on vaccines and increase membership LAUREN PETIT Thinh Tran reached out to his roommates, friends, and teachers to start the History of Medicine Club, which he launched in the fall of 2019. Thinh Tran grew up in a business-focused family, but decided to take a different […]

WA Government commits A$8m to build elec...

The Western Australian government has said it will commit A$8 million to start planning for a statewide electronic medical record (EMR) system. Once developed, the system will allow clinicians to view information such as patient notes, assessments, medical history and diagnostic test results in one place. It also means that patients will no longer need […]

Abhishek Bachchan shares his hospital me...

Abhishek Bachchan, who has been on treatment for Covid-19 at Nanavati Hospital for more than three weeks, shared a snapshot of his medical record that clearly indicates he won’t be out anytime soon. Sharing a photo of his “care chart” posted on the wall of his hospital room, Abhishek wrote: “Hospital day: 26 Discharge plan: […]

Abhishek Bachchan shares hospital medica...

Abhishek Bachchan has been under treatment for Covid-19 at Nanavati hospital for more than three weeks. On Wednesday, he shared a photo from his medical records on Instagram indicating he won’t be out anytime soon. Abhishek captioned the photo as follows: “Hospital Day: 26 Discharge Plan: NO!” Come on Bachchan, you can do it !! […]

Patients with medical record privacy iss...

According to a July 31 study, patients who fear their electronic health records could be compromised in a breach incident are three times more likely to hide information from their doctor than people who don’t share the same concern. Journal of General Internal Medicine to study. Researchers from the Ohio State University College of Medicine, […]

OSHA revises its procedures for accessin...

On July 30, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised its internal procedures for accessing employee medical records. the final rule transfers access authority from the Assistant Secretary of Occupational Safety and Health to the OSHA Medical Records Officer (MRO) (85 Federal Register 45780). WIN12_ET / Shutterstock.com The MRO can now issue Written Medical […]