Any patient who signs the Electronic Medical Record notice that DCIPA and other clinics demand needs to realize that their confidential health history is now available to anyone who has access to that computer system. The only safeguard the system has is “the word” of that user, that they have the right to access the record due to their involvement in the care of the patient. There have been numerous reports by patients, whose “friends” or “enemies” work at various clinics across Douglas County, that those employees accessed their records without authorization to spread gossip and more. It happens more often than you think, but very few get punished for it. Almost no HIPAA violations or fines get levied due to the fact that those patients don’t know where to file such complaints. More than likely the computer techs at DCIPA and other sites are involved in the cover-up too in hiding the unauthorized access.
Medical records sent for the wrong patient by the clinic. When notified of their mistake, Optimal Health refuses to respond.
Letter to Dr. Harry Taylor and Shannon Suhr, NP, at Aviva Health regarding worsening cognition and physical coordination of one of their patients that they seem to over-medicate without proper monitoring.
Dr. Hoyne wastes patient's time "investigating" other doctor's practices by grilling them on how they operate, what they charge, and more. Yet he charges the patient's insurance for his time that has nothing to do with true patient care!
The FDA lacks any real “teeth” to do their job.
Per a letter I wrote awhile back, I see that the Oregon PDMP is finally reporting the refills properly per my suggestion.
Pulled out some records to check some things and refreshed myself with something I had been meaning to post earlier but got distracted.