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Barry Chaiken



Do We Always Have to Put Profit and Politics before Our Health? While we do not know what the next COVID wave will look like, we are sure it will deliver unnecessary suffering. Despite the miracle vaccines created by the funding fr…
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EHR prevents administration of bivalent pediatric COVID vaccine as no order set in EHR. When will EHR enhance patient care rather than prevent it? #navigatingthecode #EHR #BarrySpeaks #HIT #healthIT #digitalworkers #AI
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EHRs Should Not Prevent Care Delivery My colleague attempted to administer bivalent pediatric COVID vaccine to her patient but discovered that her EHR did not have the proper "order set" installed. She was forced to send the child home unvaccinated and to…
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Do We Always Want to Get Our Medical Test Results Immediately? Perhaps we need standards or at least an opt-in/opt-out choice for patients to express their wishes. Isn't that the purpose of this provision in the Act? #navigatingthecode #barryspeaks
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Do We Always Want to Get Our Medical Test Results Immediately? The 21st Century Cures Act requires providers to release all medical test results to the physician and patient at the same time. That might be fine for a routine gluco…
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Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
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Ninth U. S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health, Highland Park, Illinois
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Healthcare Information Technology Executive, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Paul Barach, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
Ahmed  Zakiuddin, MD
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Ron Wyatt, MD
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Joseph Restuccia, PhD, MPH
Professor of Healthcare and Operations Management, Questrom School of Business at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy

Trent Rosenbloom, MD, MPH, FACMI
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