Clinic tells patients about records theft

Clinic tells patients about records theft
Professional Counseling and Medical Associates, 849 Volunteer Dr., Suite 2, reported a breach of its electronic health records system, which was copied by a disgruntled former employee who is a healthcare professional. This breach occurred on or about May …
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Electronic Health Record Use on Rise
As people increasingly depend on electronics and technology to exchange information, it seems only logical that physicians would equally embrace electronic health records (EHRs) in favor of their paper predecessors. According to the US Department of Health …
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Despite Increased Use of Electronic Medical Records, Fewer U.S. Doctors Believe It Improves Health Outcomes, Accenture Survey Shows
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found that most U.S. doctors are more proficient using electronic medical records (EMR) than they were two years ago, but fewer believe that EMR has improved treatment decisions, reduced …
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