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Old 01-29-2019, 09:39 PM   #1
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'Personal Health Records: More Promising in the Smartphone Era?'


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'As health care delivery organizations shift from implementation of electronic health records to optimization of these systems, the persistent problem of patient data interoperability is becoming increasingly relevant. Interest in accessing medical information from hospital records and databases and providing convenient patient-controlled portable records is increasing. Technology companies are seeking to develop innovative solutions to meet these demands.

'Interoperable personal health records are not a novel concept; unsuccessful attempts to collect digital patient records have been pursued by several major technology companies.'
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jam...rticle/2721088

Would it be so hard to write conversion software? Make it dynamic?
 
Old 01-29-2019, 10:10 PM   #2
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Most industrial strength health record systems are proprietary, Windows-based programs.

This is probably less a programming issue than a proprietary software issue.
 
Old 01-29-2019, 10:43 PM   #3
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Our (Federal) government is enforcing a centralised health e-record. What a hacking target given the abysmal record of the past. Insurance companies and "researchers" will have access.
The one-time "opt-out" period ends in a couple of days. After that everything about everybody will be in one datastore. Oh joy.


Not for this little black duck.
 
Old 01-29-2019, 11:22 PM   #4
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It has been my observation that the last thing health care software outfits consider is security. Let's see, the last time I checked, your blood pressure was . . . .

Of course, that does not make them outliers. In the rush to market, security is too often an afterthought.
 
Old 01-30-2019, 05:52 AM   #5
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^ What strikes me is that "security" or "privacy" terms appear nowhere in the article...
 
Old 01-30-2019, 06:31 AM   #6
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Our (Federal) government is enforcing a centralised health e-record. What a hacking target given the abysmal record of the past. Insurance companies and "researchers" will have access.
The one-time "opt-out" period ends in a couple of days. After that everything about everybody will be in one datastore. Oh joy.


Not for this little black duck.
I opted out months ago. "Secure" my ass it is, they have enough trouble "securing" their own systems, let alone whatever GP practice you visit. Like hell their systems would be "secure", it would only take their systems to be compromised and you're record would be there for the taking.
 
Old 01-30-2019, 05:47 PM   #7
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Our (Federal) government is enforcing a centralised health e-record... The one-time "opt-out" period ends in a couple of days... Not for this little black duck.
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I opted out months ago. "Secure" my ass it is...
I opted out as soon as I could. Too many windows systems involved, as well as security to a budget instead of design.

Which brings me to the point of this thread, 'Personal Health Records: More Promising in the Smartphone Era?' to which my answer is "if my phone doesn't natively run a pure GNU/Linux or *BSD instead of android or ios then it's not for me".
 
Old 01-30-2019, 05:52 PM   #8
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All to further the police state/spy state.

Paper/Hard copy medical records did not stop Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FThBM5JG6f0
 
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This is probably less a programming issue than a proprietary software issue.
I agree. Hackers have figured out DVD; they must be able to figure out this. Or we can develop a common standard, analogous to the billing codes already in use, and Medicare & Medicaid can require it, which would make everyone follow. Providers can compete on value instead of taking captives.
 
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I opted out as soon as I could. Too many windows systems involved, as well as security to a budget instead of design.
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Exactly the point right there. And you nailed it fido! So true too.

I wouldn't trust those morons (our idiotic "government") to wheel my bin to the kerb, let alone with "IT security"...
 
  


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