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The California Joint Replacement Registry collects data on device efficacy, surgical techniques, and patient outcomes for hip and knee replacements. A new report details how this CHCF-sponsored effort is faring.
This is the tip of the iceberg. The utterly shabby and illegal privacy practices of at least one major healthcare maintenance organization are going to be made very public in 2010 and 2011. No more cover ups. Period.
Based on this article, did you know that in December of 09 that Avmed had two lap top computers stolen with thousands upon thousands of patient records on it, and guess what, mine was one of them'Am I angry, no, i am Furious, ready to break something, because two years ago I begged them to use USB EMR's to store records, hell i even offered to provide them with 256gb USB EMRs, all they wanted and they said no. Why does it take something like this for people to realize that ON LINE STORAGE IS A LICENSE TO STEAL... You think your data is safe on Amazon, Google , Yahoo.. ha, Google's health record on line) uses a password, do you know what it is??? IT IS YOUR G MAIL ACCOUNT NAME, now how many emails have you sent out with that G mail account name all over the place. Get my point George Orwell is alive and well in the computers.. Boy was he right, on the date was different not 1984 but 2010 Whoops off by a few years.. LOOK OUT YOU MAY BE NEXT...get off line NOW
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