Sharing patient information between health agencies, doctors, hospitals and patients is a costly and inefficient system. The U.S. government is hoping to change this with pilot programs that exchange health information via a secure Internet-based portal. Being able to share these records online would reduce the tremendous cost of day-to-day transactions, but changing to the new system will not be without its costs. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
U.S. Piloting New Health Care Records System
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).