Next - Letting Go
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 | Laura Heuer
My daredevil son is about to embark on the trip of his life! Now he
wakes everyday to knowing that the wondrous world he had anticipated
since he was ten is unfolding the way he has created.
Tags technology, medicalrecords, parents
I Needed Help
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | Sarah Dietze
One day Jake, our middle son, got strep throat. Usually, no big deal.
Some antibiotics and you’re good to go. Not this time. Jake had a severe
allergic reaction to the antibiotic and the next one, and the next, and
the next. The whirlwind began.
Tags phr, personalhealthrecord, parents, allergies
Give Your Parents Peace of Mind
Monday, March 22, 2010 | Derek Allen
As an incoming university freshman, I got my first taste of the real
word, and it was bittersweet. My mind was focused on finding classes,
highlighting textbooks, and making new friends. Everyone tells you
college is hard work and you are going to have to study your butt off.
However, no one tells you about all the other stuff, the real world
stuff. I didn’t know how to manage my finances, time, and health.
Tags college, familyhistory, personalhealthrecord, phr, technology, parents, students
Traveling With Children
Monday, March 15, 2010 | Marilyn McFarlane
If you have a child with a health problem or condition, you’re well
aware that a trip with the family has to include whatever medications
might be needed. You know it’s important to tuck in emergency advice and
the doctor’s name and contact numbers, as well. One thing less
commonly included, but should be, even for those with no apparent
medical issues, is a travel version of your child’s Personal Health
Tags emergency, medication, parents, insurance, travelers
EHRs: New Benefit for Parents
Friday, March 05, 2010 | Sarah Dietze
Ninety-eight percent of health care providers don’t have a
comprehensive electronic health record, which can help multiple doctors
save children’s lives.
Di Smalley, CEO of Mercy Health Systems of Oklahoma, relates a story about a child helped by an EHR.
Tags parents, electronichealthrecord, ehr