Posts tagged Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Caregiver Cyber Revolution

Security experts live on a constant state of alert to detect those intent on ‘stealing’ identities through health records.  Caregivers are rarely the evildoers with the time or inclination for cyber crimes.  The typical unpaid caregiver is a family member with full time paid employment that spends their free time looking after loved ones.  So why then do we set up so many barriers to limit the ability of our family caregivers from accessing and aggregating their loved one’s health information online?

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How Giving Patients Their Data Can Lead to Patient Activation

Health IT can make a difference.  The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology shares the Consumer eHealth Mission to "Empower individuals and their families with the information and technology they need to manage their health and partner in their care."  REUNIONCare would like to share this slide deck to demonstrate how tools like REUNIONCare help individuals in their quest and need for access to their full health records to address information gaps.

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