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On a number of occasions I have supplied neumorous medical and personal records to a number of my VA Dr's. I'm getting a bit tired of having to supply these records, which include my in service medical board findings, C&P exam done on first claim, inservice personel records, medical records from the private sector, employment history, a number of achievements awards, deplomas, and cirtificates. etc. etc. etc. which would help them and any new Dr that I may have to deal with.

All of this information is important in their assessment of my health and psychy and gives them a more complete understanding, especially if they are new to my case. Why can't this information be intered into the records as is all of my VA medical records and I don't mean my C-File, although it should be. It's just that this information, although I believe it or most of it is a part of my C-File, my VA Dr's do not had easy access to it, if it was intered into my VA electronic medical files, it would make things a whole lot better and easier.

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Rockhound,

I feel the same way...over and over again we have to keep providing it to the next new caregiver. The diagnoses are listed, and I don't mind expanding on that but having to show them gets tiring as I don't carry them around with me, and don't feel I should have to bring them to the new caregivers they assign me to.

I know their time is short, but would appreciate if they would make an attempt to read some info first. Guess I am just getting more frustrated, or older and grouchy now.

On a number of occasions I have supplied neumorous medical and personal records to a number of my VA Dr's. I'm getting a bit tired of having to supply these records, which include my in service medical board findings, C&P exam done on first claim, inservice personel records, medical records from the private sector, employment history, a number of achievements awards, deplomas, and cirtificates. etc. etc. etc. which would help them and any new Dr that I may have to deal with.

All of this information is important in their assessment of my health and psychy and gives them a more complete understanding, especially if they are new to my case. Why can't this information be intered into the records as is all of my VA medical records and I don't mean my C-File, although it should be. It's just that this information, although I believe it or most of it is a part of my C-File, my VA Dr's do not had easy access to it, if it was intered into my VA electronic medical files, it would make things a whole lot better and easier.

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Ditto & Ditto.

My various VA docs keep telling me to get them the records (which I've done) to be included in my records (which never happens). I've even completed the forms so they can get my records themselves....and....nada.

I offered to give the lady at the Release of Info Office my records already on a disc....she said no they could not accept them that way because of "security issues". So I quit trying.

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