Volume 1 of 3 is a mass of paper records that are soon to be replaced by an electronic medical record.
Russell Gorden took a break from cabinet work to talk about his 22 surgeries and how an electronic medical record might make his life easier.
As a patient at Eureka Internal Medicine, Margot Julian thinks converting to electronic medical records has gone well, but until there is interoperatiblity, patients still need paper records organized in the binders she is preparing as a volunteer.
In January, Jack Norton of Blue Lake Casino and Hotel will introduce a personal health record to encourage patient involvement in health care.
Garberville primary care physician Dr. Mark Phelps.
John Wiesendanger of United Indian Health Service says the data collection possible through health information technology will transform the way medicine is delivered and assessed.
Dr. Bruce Kessler and his partners converted to electronic medical records 18 months ago. “Painful” is how he described the transition.