Privacy, Data Decay and the Long Term Medical Record
The medical significance of certain information in the medical record declines much more rapidly than does its potential to do harm. The protocols for accessing to and transfer of information in an automated information system should therefore be governed in part by the time since it was collected. In setting up these protocols, the potential value of the information should always be weighed against the harm it might do.
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