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Why Your MyLinks Account is Like a Major Airport

Our world has gone and gotten itself all technical. Who doesn’t have a smart phone these days? We use the internet to order everything from clothes to groceries, to aunt Ginny’s Christmas gift. It’s kind of funny, I work for a technology company, but I’m the least technology-minded person in the place. But that isn’t a bad thing, since it …

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Your Medical Records: Why You Need Them. How to Get Them

My medical records and the data in them are important to me. I request and read them, research terms I don’t understand and use the information to have thoughtful discussions with my doctors. Being involved, understanding what my physicians tell me, and asking questions is absolutely crucial to my healthcare journey. As patients, we know ourselves better than anyone involved …

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Adding the Patient to the Interoperability Definition

Apr 11, 2019 11:27:08 AM / by Debi Willis, CEO and Founder, PatientLink; part of the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ initiative The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase, part of the HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition, demonstrates interoperability – the ability for different technology systems to communicate – in real-time with actual products in the marketplace. The following guest post shares the impact seamless …

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Collaborations Can Change the World

Sep 14, 2018 11:27:08 AM / by Debi Willis Reflections from an HL7 FHIR Applications Roundtable Presenter When I was a little girl, I wanted to grow up and do something to make the world a better place for everyone. I thought about becoming a missionary, a doctor or a teacher. Eventually I became a computer programmer because I love …

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The Journey to Better Health

Looking back over the years, our country has come a long way in health information technology. A lot of collaboration and hard work by many people have brought us here. You now can have your own records in one place, fully under your control! Sign up for a free account at MyLinks and download your data. See your information on …