Posts Tagged 'medical records'

Why is it So Difficult to Get Your Own Medical Records?

The vast majority of human knowledge is now searchable and accessible via everything from a device in your pocket you can tap on to speaker in your kitchen you can talk to. Quantities of information that would have taken days or weeks to move in the past are now transferred in seconds or just a few minutes. It is difficult to quantify how far we have come in our ability to store, process, access, and move ...

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PA Woman Wins Battle in Fight for Her Own Medical Records

pennsylvania woman fights for access to medical recordsTake a quick scan through the headlines and a story about a patient gaining access to their own medical records may not exactly strike you as newsworthy. However, many are frequently shocked to discover just how difficult it can be to gain access to records that are essentially the stories of their very own medical histories.

Up until fairly recently, doctors and other medical professionals have had a number of ...

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