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  1. NEPatriot

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    Patients' medical records go online without consent - Telegraph

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    And this is wrong how? :rolleyes:

    This is actually a great idea...properly done with every possible preventative measure taken to ensure the records are not able to be accessed by anyone not authorized this could be beneficial to people.
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    #12 Jersey

    NEP, you are aware this is in Britian, aren't you?

    I'm never sure with you since it's obvious you seldom bother to read anything you post.
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    Don't they have NATIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM?
    Whatever happens over there could happen over here.:singing::singing::singing:A future US's healthcare system is modeled after UK.
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    #12 Jersey

    Right...and our police department is going to quit carrying guns and we're all going to eat fish and chips at high-tea and our lawyers are going to start wearing curly wigs.

    Any minute now, NEP, any minute now.
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    #12 Jersey

    No, it's not. The UK has a government run National Health Care System - single payor and available to everyone.

    The health care plan being proposed here is NOT government run, it is NOT single-payor and it is NOT going to be available to everyone.

    Learn things before you open your mouth or hit your keyboard otherwise you continue to talk out your azz.
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    Mrs. PFnVA ... you have become the #1 NEP thread responder.

    You have lost all those minutes of your life ... you need NEP Anonymous intervention. :p:p:p
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    She is addicted to NEP...she's his biggest fan :D :p

    I kid you Mrs. PFinVa, you still have to learn what everyone else learned long ago- laugh at his idiocy then laugh at his attempts to justify his idiocy then laugh at his overreaction to everyone ignoring his idiocy.
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    #87 Jersey


    He can't freaking spell ... you expect him to read ... :rofl:
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    Expecting him to think is almost too much to ask :eek::D
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    just a reminder folks nepatriot is all a show..he exists solely to piss people off
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    Last week I signed a release allowing my doctors to consolidate my medical records... think consolidation is great idea, and may help streamline medical care...
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    #12 Jersey

    It's not a bad idea at all if there can be found a way to make sure that they can't be hacked into. (Or at least as sure as possible since nothing is impossible.)

    There were countless times in the ER when we would be unable to access a patient's history. No one likes to think they will be unable to recount their own story but it happens much more frequently than you'd like to think.

    Past history is essential to any diagnosis and early access to it can be lifesaving.

    One of the more tragic aspects of not having a history were the old people brought in from nursing homes. Nursing homes are notorious for not sending records along with the patient and usually families are hard to find in a hurry. So many of them ended up being DNRs but without the actual documents (which nursing homes lose all the time) or a family member present and willing to sign the hospital must do everything possible to save their life. Once you're on a ventilator it's virtually impossible to take you back off without a court order - even if the DNR document is produced at a later date.

    More mundanely, you can't give antiobotics if you don't know allergies, blood typing takes time, whole work-ups need to be done to diagnosis diseases the patient already knew they had - but the doctor didn't.

    Plus, people forget.....You'd be amazed at how many people forget what medications they take or what surgeries they've had.

    They also lie - making it very hard to treat them properly.

    Electronic access to medical records would be helpful at worst - life saving at best.
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    #91 Jersey

    Where NEP go no NEP no more :rocker:
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    Technically, your medical records are property of the hospital you visited, just like your cars records when you get an oil change or anything else.

    I don't know how you could protect your medical records other than ensuring you go to healthcare facilities that respect yrou privacy via a contract that you sign.
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    There will be plenty of surprises in Obamacare for the defenders of privacy and freedom, if this bill passes the common everyday American and his Health Needs will be at the mercy of The US Government, Obumbo, Pelosi, Reid and the rest of the Washington Pigs will still have their very own little Dr Feelgoods, good luck, God Be With You.

    :bricks:
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    You forgot soccer and cricket and not brushing your teeth

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    Me Too.............:D
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    It's a reason you need to tell your democrats to pass Obamacare so that you know what is in it.:singing::singing::singing::singing::singing:

    Keep talking trash because i'll shut you down when it's my turn and it's soon enough. I'll make sure you eat your own words HERE.:singing::singing::singing:

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