Haugh, Richard
August 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2006, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p22
Trade Publication
The article considers the use of electronic health records in court proceedings. Having patient medical records dragged into lawsuits and legal actions is not new, but the switch to electronic records raises a host of unique issues. Medical record can include a variety of data types, formats and media--as well as computer files, erased files and e-mail, according to the American Health Information Management Association, Chicago.


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