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Health Care Records Without Borders



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ANCHOR LEAD: Electronic health records play a big role in advancing modern day medicine. But, how comfortable are you with sharing your health care data? Brian Osuch has the story. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. New research from University of Phoenix College of Health Professions School of Health Services Administration shows more than three-fourths of U.S. adults are concerned their health care records can end up in the hands of hackers. University of Phoenix's College of Health Professions Executive Dean Dr. Tamara Rozhon... CUT: (Dr. Rozhon) Our survey found four in five adults in their forties and fifties were very concerned their health records were vulnerable, whereas those is their twenties and thirties - around seventy-percent - weren't too worried about it. SCRIPT: The findings show the importance of health care systems collaborating with technology leaders to preserve patient records, while still making them easily accessible to the patients themselves. CUT: (Dr. Rozhon) It's a complex challenge when forty-five percent of people are not comfortable sharing their health records over health networks. Yet, access to that information can increase patient safety and decrease medical errors. That's why University of Phoenix College of Health Professions is working across industries to equip our students with the skills to navigate these challenges in the age of digital health care. SCRIPT: For more, go to Phoenix.edu. That's Newsbreak from University of Phoenix.
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