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Physicians can expect criminals to target their EHR (electronic health records)

Caution in Australia with electronic health records! Lessons from the US with EHR.

Stolen EHR Charts Sell for US$50 Each on Black Market
Robert Lowes Ref:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/824192?nlid=55843_2563&src=wnl_edit_medp_ca

Physicians can expect criminals to increasingly target their electronic health records (EHRs) for patient information that they can sell on the black market for $50 per chart, warns the FBI.The agency's Cyber Division issued a memo earlier this month forecasting what already has become apparent with every hacked hospital Web site and stolen physician laptop — criminals see a golden opportunity in healthcare information technology.
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