DOD urged to sort out privacy issues amid search for new EHR

05/30/2013 | Government Health IT online

The Defense Department will need to consider several key issues tied to patient privacy as it seeks to replace its EHR system and enhance data exchange for veterans through virtual lifetime EHRs, according to a Rand Corp. report. Among the considerations DOD must take into account, according to the report, are developing the capabilities to record and apply patient restrictions on protected health data, as well as improving data consent methods for providers not affiliated with the department.

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