Saturday, April 7, 2012

Electronic Medical Health Records Plan Sparks Data Breach Alarm

We're so used to our personal data being collected and stored we could be forgiven for shrugging off the impending switch to electronic medical health records storage.

But last year alone, 18 million of those records were lost, stolen or otherwise put at risk of falling into the wrong hands.

Just like our health care, our health record privacy is in the hands of others and there's only so much we, as individuals, can do to protect it. But we can tell you 7 things you could and should be doing.

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