We CAN Enjoy Interoperability Today!

Medical records serve different purposes – including doctors treating patients, billing, and medical research. While these uses share the basic principle of data collection and storage, each use is different and requires different information formatted differently. To treat patients, doctors need access to their patients’ complete medical records from all their providers, commonly referred to…

How Do I Access My Medical Records?

Why Are My Medical Records Important? Your medical history is a personal library of very important information that both you and your doctors need, particularly if you have multiple, chronic, or other complex illnesses. It is the blueprint of your health, encompassing diagnoses, treatments, lab results, and more. Understanding how to access your healthcare information…

Rural Hospitals Are Failing – We Have an Answer

The closure of rural hospitals across the United States over the past decade has reached a critical juncture, leaving millions of Americans without access to vital healthcare services. According to a Becker’s Hospital CFO Report, 104 rural hospitals have closed since 2005 and 600 rural hospitals, which makes up about 30% of rural hospitals in…

How MedKaz Helps Your Doctors

One of the greatest challenges for hospital and clinic administrators is to reduce costs while their providers deliver better care to their patients. As an administrator running the practice, hospital, or medical facility, you want to help your doctors help their patients. This can be difficult, but we have a solution. There is an application…

Now A Crisis. Soon A Disaster!

As reported in Becker’s Physician Leadership, the recent study “Bad news for private practice physicians” identified that among the many serious problems and issues confronting physicians, burnout is surging front and center. If we don’t solve it, healthcare in the US will fall apart! Even now, it’s not unusual to have to wait months to…

Have We Learned Nothing?

A Hypothetical Story You’re driving to your office. You’ve got a busy day and many appointments. To your surprise, a “Road Closed” sign appears in front of you. You ask yourself: Should I take the detour, or return home? Clearly, the detour may make you late but you’ll still be able to conduct business that…

Unique MedKaz® Features

Strategically, MedKaz® is unique. It differs from all other approaches to medical-record sharing and coordination. Its business model is equally unique. MedKaz gives patients control of all their records from all their providers, and the system to manage them, in one place — on a MedKaz mini drive they carry with their house and car…

Time To Change Course!

  By MERLE BUSHKIN With all due respect to the good intentions of Congress, HHS, CMS, ONC and their dedicated advisors, they are pursuing — and for years have pursued — the wrong approach to achieve medical record interoperability. Endless studies, reports and anecdotal evidence conclude that trying to standardize the way medical records are…