Monthly Archives: July 2020

ACE.D in the Age of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By: Suzanne C. Smeltzer, Bette Mariani, and Colleen H. Meakim The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed 30 years ago, in 1990. This landmark legislation followed many years of hard work and effort by disability advocates and the disability community to improve the access of those with disability to services readily available to others: employment, transportation, public accommodations, education,

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EHRs and Consumer Engagement: Part 1

By: Sabrina Beroz The motivation for this three-part series on electronic health record (EHR) engagement arose from a personal experience at the motor vehicle administration. After waiting for hours to acquire Real ID status, I finally arrived at the counter where the employee took my documents, scanned them into the computer, and handed back my updated driver’s license – all

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