Often Overlooked, Clinical Data Registries Need Same Security and Privacy Protocols as EHRs

Do you know where all of your electronic health records reside? Do you know whether they are safe?

In answering the first question, you probably think about your primary care physician, your local hospital, specialty medical providers and ancillary providers such as optometrists or your dental practice. The answer to the second question, of course, is much harder to discern but vitally important because the information contained within a medical record is often sufficient to commit identity fraud.

To read the full article, authored by Lee Barrett, visit Disaster Recovery Journal.