Patient-to-patient support very beneficial

While using the internet for a diagnosis is not recommended, there’s great power in finding other patients willing to share their own stories. Doctors may be too busy to properly inform or empathize on the level that patients need to hear. They may speak at a technical level well out of reach for most. Besides,

49% of Americans are concerned about healthcare data security

Almost half of Americans are extremely or very concerned about their healthcare data security, such as diagnoses, health history, and test results, according to a survey of more than 2,000 US adults by The Harris Poll on behalf of healthcare marketing firm Scout. The survey also found that US adults are most concerned about previously diagnosed medical

Couldn’t we do so much more with a truly integrated EHR?

One of the great promises of the push to EHR’s was the integration of risk across multiple related people. Sure, it’s nice to not have medical errors come up due to bad handwriting, and even nicer to have a linear record of your health–we won’t get started on the idea of being able to access