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New Standards for Digital Medical Record Released

Publication Date: June 27, 2008

A coalition of employers, health insurers and health care providers released a set of policy and technical guidelines June 25 they say will make storing personal health records online easier and more secure.

The group, which includes Dossia, the employer group started by Intel, Wal-Mart, Pitney Bowes, BP and Applied Materials, hopes the guidelines will help gain the trust of consumers and employees concerned that online health records would be vulnerable to theft or misuse by an employer or health insurer.

Read the Article at Workforce Management