Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Private Health Records Now Online

Imagine stumbling upon your own personal health information online: annual mammograms, visits to the podiatrist; prescription drug use, and more.

Every diagnosis, treatment, and doctor's appointment is on the Internet. All you need to get them is a phone call to your insurance company and information other people might know, such as your Social Security number, date of birth and address. An employer could try to do the same. And what about hackers?

Would you want your files online? There are five questions to help you decide. Read the entire article.

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