Microsoft DOD medical records deal spurs privacy debate

03/2/2007 | Government Health IT magazine

Microsoft Corp. will help develop a way for the Department of Defense to analyze its 9.1 million electronic patient records. Clinicians will be able to search for information that will help them and find previously unknown correlations. The records are "an untapped goldmine of health information," an assistant DOD secretary said. A privacy expert said both parties "need to make their case directly to each one of us and get our consent first."

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