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Boston Hospital CIO Reflects After Bombing
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5/13/2013 | 6:39:27 AM
re: Boston Hospital CIO Reflects After Bombing
He raises some really valid points, most of all the concern regarding the health information change. Treating people when you donG«÷t have his or her medical records available is tantamount to opting blind.
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4/30/2013 | 3:31:21 PM
re: Boston Hospital CIO Reflects After Bombing
For Health information exchange how do you accurately identify people without knowing their identities??? Biometric analysis?? DNA identification>?? Great points raised...
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4/30/2013 | 4:06:51 AM
re: Boston Hospital CIO Reflects After Bombing
He raises some very valid points, most importantly the
concern regarding the health information exchange. Treating people when you
donG«÷t have their medical records available is tantamount to going in blind.
There are so many complications that can arise if you donG«÷t have the complete past
and present medications, allergy list, or any adverse reactions to any of
these. In cases such as the Boston City bombings a complete health information
exchange could mean the difference between life and death.

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