Portals

Edward Hoffer ehoffer at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 8 21:46:15 UTC 2019


This is a problem with the EMR rather than with portal.  Portal simply
gives you a glimpse into part of what is in the EMR.  I have railed against
the "cut-and-paste" school of record keeping that has become the fashion in
all EMRs in my book and elsewhere to no avail.  After all "if the computer
says so..."
Ed

On Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 2:51 PM Koppel, Ross J <rkoppel at sas.upenn.edu> wrote:

> Portals can come to hurt DX big time.  Patients bring in that info to
> their docs and to the ED.   But I'm  working on a piece about my ten PHRs/
> portals.   "My" data are totally gaga.  No relation of the information to
> each other or to me.  Med I was on for 3 days (teeny, tiny little tube for
> when I got something in my eye) has been a continuous medication for 14
> years.   Loaves and fishes from the ophthalmologist.    I tried a PPI, then
> went to a lower one, then they became OTC...so I went to that.  Then I
> tried a lower dose.  according to my PHR, I'm on all of them all the time.
> According to my portals,   have not had stomach acid for 2 or 3 decades;
> been dead that whole time too, I guess.
>
>
> Ditto for the "problem lists"   No reality, no consistency.
>
>
> Note that I'm a professor of biomed informatics at Penn and SUNY buffalo,
> but  I can NOT get the wrong stuff removed.  I've tried.
>
>
> Ross Koppel
>
>
>
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> *From:* Ed Hoffer <ehoffer at GMAIL.COM>
> *Sent:* Monday, July 8, 2019 10:22 AM
> *To:* IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> *Subject:* Re: [IMPROVEDX] Portals
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> Portals are generally local systems allowing patients to access test
> results and communicate with their doctors rather than being national. I am
> sure they can be hacked but hard to see how they would contribute to
> diagnostic error.
> Ed
> Edward P Hoffer MD
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> > On Jul 7, 2019, at 3:42 PM, ROBERT M BELL <
> 0000000296e45ec4-dmarc-request at list.improvediagnosis.org> wrote:
> >
> > From time to time we hear about the problems of HCPs using computer
> systems to communicate.
> >
> > There is another computer system in general use, namely the Portal to
> help HCPs communicate with patients.
> >
> > Are there any reports of problems with this national system, and is
> there any chance that it could contribute to error?
> >
> > Robert Bell, M.D.
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