TITLE

Internet based repository of medical records that retains patient confidentiality

AUTHOR(S)
Schoenberg, Roy; Safran, Charles
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a patient-controlled, internet-based repository of medical records. Clinical advantages of using the internet to transmit medical information; Concern that such transmission may violate patient confidentiality; Practicality of implementing a secure data transfer system for patients' medical data; Cooperation between physician and patient in determining data security levels; Outlook for the development of such information systems.
ACCESSION #
3748979

 

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