The healthcare ecosystem largely focuses on clinical uses of health information and medical records data. Did you know that there’s a spectrum of non-clinical uses for medical records that ALL individuals should know about?
In the latest episode of Patient Need-to-Knows, healthcare futurist & rockstar advocate & caregiver, Erica Johansen and I talk about little known ways that individuals can use their medical records to achieve necessary, positive outcomes that are not necessarily clinical in scope. Patients and their carepartners do a great deal of work to ensure that they or their loved ones get the care they need. That care may not always be clinical, but may be specialized education, relationship management with various agencies and payors, or orchestrating legal affairs.
Erica shared her experiences as a primary carepartner to her son and their journey through pediatric cancer and survivorship.
She shared examples of the Patient Administrative Burden that she…