December 31, 2019

How Doctors Can Make Better Use of Health Records

Your health records constitute one of the most important tools in your doctor's arsenal. It would be almost impossible for your doctor to effectively treat you without knowing your past illnesses, medications, family history and allergies. Despite this, medical records are often a surprisingly disorganized and underutilized tool. There are numerous reasons for this, such as restrictive regulations and difficulty in accessing information. Luckily, there are also many ways that this process can improve.