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HHS awards $15M to create new center for health information and privacy at University of Illinois

There are 1 comment on the Medical News story from May 29, 2010, titled HHS awards $15M to create new center for health information and privacy at University of Illinois. In it, Medical News reports that:

Slowly but steadily the U.S. health care community is moving into the digital age: shifting their medical records from paper to electronic information systems.

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Precious

Dwight, IL

#1 May 29, 2010
Being in the health care field myself, I have found both an up side & a down side to using computers to store patient information. The up side is less time-consuming paperwork. The down side is the possiblity of that information getting into the wrong hands, such as a hacker. No security software is 100% safe from intrusions.

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