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  •  Yeah, what's with the fax to doctors thing!? (3+ / 0-)
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    Chun Yang, YucatanMan, Aunt Pat

    I scratch my head about that one. Doctors are the only ones I know who still use fax (sometimes). I have some doctors that are starting to have their patients use personal inboxes in the doctor's own private medical office web-based password-protected email system. I understand the necessity to protect a patient's privacy under HIPAA. But I just don't understand why faxes can't be replaced by something a bit more modern--they are just so 20th Century. I hope that people looking at updating to modern electronic patient records look at Iceland as one of several existing models.

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    by dewtx on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 10:15:50 AM PST

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