Health and Wellness

Getting Better Health Care

Dr. Steve Feldman MD

Getting Better Health Care – Patient privacy in the electronic era

The ability to share information makes electronic health records a fabulous way to improve patients’ care, but that same ability makes it easier to access and abuse patients’ privacy. We discuss medical record privacy rules with Alicia Gilleskie, partner-elect with the law firm of Smith
Anderson in Raleigh, North Carolina. We also discuss the privacy concerns of doctor rating websites.