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How do hospitals know who is family?

When a person is hospitalized, family members are legally allowed certain rights, especially if the hospitalized individual is unable to make his or her own medical decisions. But how does the ...
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Are there any verified cases of patients that stopped wearing prescription glasses due to a spontaneous remission of a visual impairment?

I would like to know if there are medically verified records of individuals prescribed with eyeglasses for years, who eventually experienced a spontaneous remission of their visual impairments, ...
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How to access your doctor or surgeon's medical "track record" before a surgery or procedure

United States here, and New York state specifically (if it matters). Our five year old son needs to have an endoscopy performed with a local GI specialist. I understand its a simple procedure, but ...
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In what format does your practice send patient records to individuals who request it in electronic format?

I am currently a student studying at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology looking to develop a new medium for patients to manage their health records. My biggest question for you all is in what ...
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Pediatric inpatient discharge best practices

Where can I find an open source collection of pediatric inpatient discharge best practices using the current Cerner EMR?
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Clinical Notes database for research

My research is on extracting diagnoses from clinical notes/reports using Artificial Intelligence. I am strugling with finding good datasets that has big number of records I have MIMIC dataset but one ...
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Why is there no generally accepted system of disease classification?

I am reading Burket's Oral Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment, Chapter 1 - Evaluation of the Dental Patient: Diagnosis and Medical Risk Assessment. Under the section 'Establishing The Diagnosis', the ...
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Can unpaid/unlicensed college interns edit medical charts in California?

I recently took an unpaid internship at a pain management clinic who is asking me to edit SOAP notes and patients' charts. Is it legal for me to even touch this information without even having been ...
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Are medical risks memoryless?

In determining your current health risk, does it matter what your past medical statistics were, or only your current medical statistics matter? Thought experiment 1 (TE1): If there are two twins A ...
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How do I opt out my details from Google-owned artificial intelligence?

Recently it was revealed that Google’s London-based company DeepMind artificial intelligence would be able to access the NHS records of 1.6 million patients who use three London hospitals. Supposedly ...
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Medical 837 claims linking mother to newborn

This question is specific to standard 837 medical claims forms. As far as I know, when coding for newborns, the newborn baby gets its own 837 claims form (and does not go on the mothers 837). I'm ...
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Medical Record History

Example: In college, my records are essentially made such that I have to turn all past records in before applying to a new school. It has been 5+ years since I have met with a medical professional ...