- My family's health record. // Current Health 2;Sep96 Supplement, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p4
Presents an example of one's family's health record in the United States. Items to be filled; Family member; Major illnesses; Lifestyle factors which have a bearing on one's health; Factors beyond one's control; Factors which can be controlled.
- Criticism of bureau is way off the mark. Herter, Theresa // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Sep94, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p48
Looks at the media attacks of the Medical Information Bureau (MIB). Details of the criticism; MB's work against insurance fraud; Group's importance to the underwriting process.
- How to protect your privacy. // Consumer Reports on Health;Mar1998, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p9
Gives information on personal medical information which is becoming less secure. Information on tips to use when giving out medical information.
- Sour notes. Drummond, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/14/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6972, p96
Advises doctors to make comprehensive and organized medical records. Debate over record keeping standards in Great Britain.
- Patient identification: The Achilles heel of computerized... // Health Management Technology;Mar96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p98
Opinion. Reports on ways to identify patients. Why healthcare industry use universal indentifiers similar to the banking industry; Options given. INSET: Requirements to create an improved patient identification....
- Devices as dynamic as the people who use them. Darnell, Tim // Health Management Technology;Feb1997, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on the increased usage by hospitals of devices that capture patient information and streamline the clinical reporting process. Areas of interest in point-of-care hardware applications; Description of voice recognition, fingerprint recognition and pen-based systems; Future acceptance.
- A patient with multiple vague symptoms. Burford, Sandra F. // Patient Care;3/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p99
Presents the case history of a patient with various undiagnosed problems. Symptoms and case history; Results of diagnostic tests and treatment.
- Medical Offices Get Up to Speed on Digitizing Paper Records. Pierce, Emmet // San Diego Business Journal;2/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p17
The article reports on the move of hospitals in San Diego, California to update electronic medical records (EMR) systems to lessen the possibility for errors and cut their administrative costs as encouraged by a federal incentive program.
- Five smart reasons to keep your own medical records. Young, Stephanie // Glamour;Jul95, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p23
Presents five reasons on the benefits of keeping personal medical records. Convenience when changing doctors; Coordination of medical care; Prevention of duplication of efforts and expenses; For personal security; To keep during long trips.
- Keep track of personal family health records in case of emergencies. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Nov95, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
Presents guidelines for maintaining personal health records for family members in case of emergencies. Personal medical history as including immunizations, medications and hospitalizations; Family medical history as a list of relatives who have had diseases including arthritis, cancer, stroke;...