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Medical Record Security

What security precautions does a website need to take especially when it comes to medical records?

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"Because of the primitive state of health technology, there are a lot of risks with electronic records, frankly far more than paper," said Dr. Deborah Peel, founder of Patient Privacy Rights, a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas. Peel, who recently spoke at a health-policy conference in Columbus, said most people don't know about all of the nonmedical staff people who have access to their electronic health information." (Hoholik 2008) This information is significant, as many have access to personal and private records. The old fashioned paper record format was untraceable if an employee or other looked at the record. Today's medical records that are electronically filed on a hospital, pharmacy or doctor's ...

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The solution addresses the precautions that need to be taken in relation to online medical records

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