The health record is an essential communication tool that supports clinical decision-making. Concern about patient privacy and confidentiality is as old as medicine itself. When it comes to our medical records, nothing is more important than our privacy.
Digital technology has radically transformed our world. Tablets, smartphones, and web-enabled devices have radically changed our daily lives and the way we communicate. The healthcare industry is sensibly trying to balance between innovation and patients’ privacy.
When considering cloud-based solution especially in the healthcare industry, it is crucial to separate fact from fiction. Here are few myths that continue to misdirect and misguide the cloud discussion in keeping health records on cloud-based storage systems.