Kate Christensen of Kaiser Permanente, Jason DuBois of the American Clinical Laboratory Association, Lawrence Hughes of the American Hospital Association and Eva Powell of the National Partnership for Women & Families spoke with iHealthBeat about a new federal proposal to give patients full access to their laboratory results.
Patient advocate Dave deBronkart, Deven McGraw of the Center for Democracy and Technology's Health Privacy Project and Paul Tang of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation discussed what kind of role FDA should play in overseeing the safety of EHR systems.
Former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, Paul Tang of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Steve Waldren of AAFP and Roni Zeiger of Google discussed the importance of accurate data in personal health records.
Robert Zirkelbach of America's Health Insurance Plans, Mark Merritt of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association and Claudia Schlosberg of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists discuss their concerns about the proposal.
Diane Cousins, vice president at U.S. Pharmacopeia; Alan Goldhammer, vice president at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America; and Allen Vaida from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices discussed efforts to reduce drug errors with iHealthBeat.
Jeff Johnson, an epidemiologist; Dean Lampman, a surveillance coordinator; Leslie Lenert, a health informatics expert; and Bill Stephens, a public health expert, discussed the national effort with iHealthBeat.
Susan Berry of the University of Minnesota, Piero Rinaldo of the Mayo Clinic's biochemical genetics lab and Mike Watson of the American College of Medical Genetics discuss the new, genetically driven field of personalized medicine.
Paul Anderson, vice president of Gramma Tech; Julian Goldman, a clinician at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Pam Lane, vice president for health informatics at the California Hospital Association, discuss a new generation of technical problems in medical devices.