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Keep Electronic Patient Records from Falling into the Wrong Hands

Moved by national legislation and health care’s rapid tech adoption, patient medical records are making the jump from physical filing cabinets to digital folders. Electronic medical records (EMR) make a big difference to hospitals and patients alike, cutting costs, improving accuracy and promoting better coordinated care.

However, one detail—just how easy it is to access these electronic records—has jeopardized the security of private medical information for millions of patients. (more…)