Protect Your Medical Records (Feb. 24, 2015)

February is American Heart Month. That got me thinking about health in general, then about medical records. How accurate are they? Shockingly, not enough! Years ago I needed the baseline x-ray of my lumbar spine from my hospital’s radiology department. They didn’t have it. Either someone signed it out and didn’t return it or it was lost. My doctor had to make treatment decisions, including surgery, without it. Over time I discovered most of my… read more →