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Re: MED-PRIVACY digest 140

  In a message dated 96-08-08 17:00:38 EDT, Alan writes:
  >You DON'T OWN that information!  You have no 
  >independent right to dispose of it in any way whatsoever without the 
  >patient's specific consent.
  I do agree with this. However, I feel patients have a right and a duty to
  point out errors, misinformation, and erroneous information in medical
  records, and correct it, so long as the correction is truthful.
  Nice to hear something stirring on this list. I thought it had gone dead for
  a while. Thanks for stirring up the pot, Alan.