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Ethics, Laws, and Medical Records

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Electronic medical records have been becoming increasingly common in the health care industry as a result the issues that surround the confidentially of a patient's medical record have come into questions. Identify and discuss the major laws that governs patient and discuss how it can affect an electronic medical record.

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Electronic medical records were thought to be a system for future technological advancements. Today is the future and these are being implemented at all levels of healthcare organizations. The hospital where I work, we are currently implementing phase 2 of the electronic medical record. The major laws that protect patients' rights and ...

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The solution explains the governed laws that protect pateints medical records and information.

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