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UK To Set Privacy Rules for Medical E-Records

The UK government is said to be attempting to tackle the apparent lack of confidence about the electronic storage of patient records with a new electronic database. According to reports, the new system, known as the NHS Care Records Service, will enable patients to control access to their medical records by blocking off an attempt to share the information.

UK government unveils privacy measures for medical e-records Computer Business Review, May 24, 2005.