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Department of Health and Human Services

ID - Why my SSN?

Why do you need my Social Security Number for everything and why should that serves as my unique identifier?! Invent a new id number for everyday use or allow me to be creative and make up my own. That way the SSN can be just used for financial purposes-if that was the original intention!!

SSN and credit history can be bed-mates but why drag my patient id and the student id into it?

Lately I have to provide my SSN:... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Integrate IHS and VHA electronic medical records

Integrate Indian Health Service electronic medical records records with VHA records, so VHA providers can access IHS records, and IHS providers can access VHA records

This would decrease:
1) Time VHA providers and nurses spend trying to obtain IHS records
2) Time Health Information scanners spend scanning IHS records, once obtained
3) Duplication of services
4) Delays in care of Veterans, who go to both IHS and VHA providers... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Share Clinical Decision Support Online

There is a drive to increase adaptation and usage of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). It has created interest in development of EHRs in both the public and private sector. Interoperability between these systems is less of a priority than health care adoption of the systems.

I've developed a web site at www.soapnote.org as a prototype for my suggestion. What I envision is a forum for clinical providers to collaborate... more »

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