MEDICAL PRIVACY: Reforms To Stop The Leaks
According to attorney and privacy maven Janlori Goldman, it is far easier for third parties to obtain access to your medical records than your credit reports or even video rental records. Your medical records are likely to reside on a computer network, not just in a filing cabinet. Who should be able to see it? In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker talks with Ms. Goldman about reforms proposed to bolster consumer confidence that sensitive medical information will not fall into the wrong hands.
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