Electronic Medical Records

By Donna Hanrahan
In Electronic Medical Records
Jan 31st, 2014
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Advancements in information and communication technologies are fundamentally changing the way doctors and patients interact. These technologies, including electronic health records (EHRs) and mobile health (mHealth) tools, are transforming the industry and driving stakeholders across the healthcare landscape to reevaluate and transform how they provide services. mHealt...
By Frank Pasquale
In Electronic Medical Records
May 3rd, 2012
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If one jumbo jet crashed in the US each day for a week, we’d expect the FAA to shut down the industry until the problem was figured out. But in our health care system, roughly 250 people die each day due to preventable error. A vice president at a health care quality company says that “If […]...
By Amy Catapano
In Electronic Medical Records
Feb 7th, 2012
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Since the data breach notification regulations by HHS went into effect in September 2009, 385 incidents affecting 500 or more individuals have been reported to HHS, according to its website. A total of 19 million individuals have been affected by a large data breach since 2009. The regulations require a covered entity that discovers a […]...
By Frank Pasquale
In Electronic Medical Records
Jul 7th, 2011
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Last year I published a piece called “Beyond Innovation and Competition,” questioning the dominance of those values. Economists celebrate innovation and competition as the main source of future growth. Innovation has become the central focus of Internet law and policy. While leading commentators sharply divide on the best way to promote innovation, they rou...
By Frank Pasquale
In Electronic Medical Records
Jun 9th, 2011
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I look forward to reconnecting with everyone who is attending the health law professors conference in Chicago.  My presentation will be applying some of the ideas of Scott Peppet (on self-quantification and unraveling) to personal health records.  I found these ideas from Peppet’s post on biometric identification particularly interesting: The biometric technologi...