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Prescription Database Privacy Case Heads For Legal Showdown

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Oct 082014
 

Alison Diana reports: To combat “doctor shopping,” “pill mills,” and addiction to medications such as pain and anti-anxiety pills, many states have created databases that track the doctors who prescribe and patients who take these medications. Used by pharmacies and […]

Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals

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Jul 292014
 

Alison Diana reports: When a doctor treating a North Carolina nursing home patient asked a nurse to text the resident’s lab results, only the two authorized medical professionals saw the message — but the residential facility ended up paying a […]