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Vets Hit VA, DoD For Ditching Records Project

Bryant Jordan | Military.com | February 28, 2013

Leaders of several of the country's veterans' service organizations told lawmakers on Thursday that they need to push the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to keep going with a plan to integrate the medical records of troops and veterans. Read More »

Vets Views: VA Health Care Web Application Give Immediate Access To Medical Files

Greg Remus | Park Rapids Enterprise | November 10, 2012

The VA has developed an incredible personalized Health Care Web application. Recently the VA revamped the My HealtheVet site. This site is amazing! Now veterans have immediate access to their VA medical information and more. Read More »

Vt.'s US Rep. Says Vets Need Better Health Records

Wilson Ring | Boston.com | July 22, 2013

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Monday he is co-sponsoring a bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department to find a better way to share health information so veterans can have better access to their military health records. Read More »

Why Implanted Medical Devices Should Have Open Source Code

As medical implants become more common, sophisticated and versatile, understanding the code that runs them is vital. A pacemaker or insulin-releasing implant can be lifesaving, but they are also vulnerable not just to malicious attacks, but also to faulty code. For commercial reasons, companies have been reluctant to open up their code to researchers. But with lives at stake, we need to be allowed to take a peek under the hood. Over the past few years several researchers have revealed lethal vulnerabilities in the code that runs some medical implants. 

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Why Integrating EMRs And Digital Images Is An Ethical And Practical Imperative

Andrew Litt | Computerworld | November 13, 2013

We've all been there. Following an injury, you or a family member gets an X-ray or MRI but when you follow up with a specialist a few weeks later, he or she can't access the study (unless, of course, you made a special trip to pick up a CD from the other care provider). In this age of rapid-fast information sharing, it's hard to understand why this still happens. Read More »

Wounded Soldiers Languished 540 Days In Fort Riley Transition System

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | August 8, 2013

Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Riley, Kan., spent an average of a year and half -- 540 days -- working their way through a system that is supposed to determine their fitness for duty within a year, the Defense Department Inspector General reported yesterday. Read More »

WSU Computer Science Students' Open Source Software Benefits School Of Medicine Mission Trips

Staff Writer | Wayne State University School of Medicine | April 11, 2013

The work of Wayne State University College of Engineering students is having an impact on underserved patients being cared for by WSU School of Medicine students thousands of miles from Detroit. Read More »

Your Medical Records Are An Open Book

Linda Gorman | National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) | June 7, 2013

Bloomberg is reporting that states hungry for revenue and flush with the power to requisition individual medical records are moving to capitalize on the value of that information by selling the information in them to all comers. Read More »

ZibdyHealth offers a Simple and Secure Way to Consolidate and Manage Health Records

Press Release | ZibdyHealth | July 29, 2015

Zibdy, Inc. announces the launch of their secure and free DIY tool within ZibdyHealth application to consolidate medical records (http://www.zibdy.com) using Microsoft Azure. Following the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, Zibdy, Inc. has announced that their platform – ZibdyHealth – addresses and provides a solution to a key goal of the ACA and HITECH act – consolidation and exchange of Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Given that patients often have records located in 5 or 6 patient portals, medical record consolidation is an important challenge which ZibdyHealth has now addressed in their free application.

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