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Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber Attacks

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - More and more hospitals are becoming computerized and the revolutionary changes are great for healthcare but two articles in the… 86 more words

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Vili's wins access to patients from salmonella outbreak

ABC News 4 July 2014

Adelaide bakery owner Vili Milisits has been granted access to personal details of people who suffered salmonella poisoning, as part of a defamation claim against the South Australian Government

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The Peter Sowerby commissioning report: bringing together primary and secondary care data to improve patient care

By Imperial College London (2014)

After a year long investigation, the Sowerby Commission, a group of experts established by the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London with a grant from the Peter Sowerby Foundation, has concluded that there are major benefits to health from sharing records, first by ensuring all staff caring for a patient have access to details of  their condition, medication and test results, and secondly to improve care for the whole population through audit and research – the results of which should be advertised to bolster public support. 6 more words

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