- Words: 1202
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 35555205
The greater availability of patient records can make it easier to create false claims, through electronic tampering. This is yet another risk of telemedicine, which must be guarded against through encryption and proper security infrastructure.
Selling patient information to external entities?
People with long-term diseases like diabetes, or even those only genetically predisposed to genetic conditions, could be denied job opportunities or refused health insurance "if information stolen from data banks