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Electronic Health Records – Benefits & Risks

Source: Adapted from intakeQ ‘Are Electronic Healthcare Records Already Outdated? The move to electronic records has been on-going for many years. In 2009, the US Congress passed the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to address some of the biggest objections to implementing EHR and aid healthcare professionals in making the transition from paper to digital. In 2008, only 17% of physicians and 9%…

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12 August 2019
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Protecting Health Data

Source: Medical Tourism Magazine , May 8, 2018 Over the last few years, technological advances have gained a massive entry into the healthcare scene with tech companies revolutionizing health with digitalized healthcare innovations, telemedicine services, wearable health devices and other AI-driven tech initiatives. As a result of these tech initiatives, patients share information through telemedicine platforms on their smartphones and in healthcare facilities. Patient data is made easily…

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21 August 2019
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