July 2011 Posts

I Had More Time with My Father after Cancer Diagnosis

Parmeeth M.S. Atwal | July 11, 2011

When Heidi Sitcov’s father was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor and referred to a hospice with just three months to live, her immediate response was to seek out a physician and system that could provide her father with coordinated care. A key component of that care included use of electronic health records (EHRs), where his cancer diagnoses, treatments, and treatment plans would be available for his entire provider team to access and utilize in his continued care.

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