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How Texting Patient Information Can Increase Risk

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In some hospitals, some communications about a patientís health care have moved from the bedside or telephone to the exchange of health care information via text messages. Having ready electronic access to a provider has many virtues, but the exchange of patient information via texting has many risks associated with it. This article will review the potential risks that arise from the use of texting as a means of sharing patient information between health care providers.


Baker, D., Kimberly

 

Williams Kastner

Law, Employment

November 1, 2010

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