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Unformatted text preview: throughout the medical field. We can only rely on the professionalism of the hospital staff to keep our information safe and out of harms way. But this system does have a major concern. The ability to hack into any data mainframe can be easily accomplished by many who specialize in this field. I have witnessed in the news even that trucks that were transporting the information were robbed. The access to this information can be used by countless numbers of people. These people choose to use this information to gain a profit. I do feel that this system is good, but when it comes to falling in the wrong hands it will be very bad. Also this information is subjected to a third party that may have direct affiliation with the hospitals but not on a privacy level. They have been known to sell information to insurance providers, different healthcare providers and still maintain a level of legal shielding from it....
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- Spring '11