The inference of government has forced a doctor in New London, N.H. to give up her medical license because the doctor does not use a computer with her medical practice business.
The doctor, 84 year old Anna Konopka keeps track of her patients’ medical conditions and prescriptions within files, the old way before computers came about, but the New Hampshire Board of Medicine disagrees on how she handles her files.
Holding manila folders filled with pages of her handwritten reports, Dr. Anna Konopka insisted her system for keeping track of her patients’ medical conditions and various prescriptions works fine.
But the New Hampshire Board of Medicine disagrees. It is challenging the 84-year-old New London physician’s record keeping, prescribing practices and medical decision making.
Part of their concern is her remedial computer skills, which prevent her from accessing and using the state’s mandatory electronic drug monitoring program. The