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Patient survey shows unresolved tension over health data privacy

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: ama-assn.org A new examination of patient perspectives on data privacy illustrates unresolved tension over the eroding security and confidentiality of personal health information in a wired society and economy. More than 92% of patients believe privacy is a right and their health data should not be available for purchase, according to a survey (PDF) released today by the American …