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Are paper medical records more secure than electronic health records?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Usually 7 years

Paper charts- 7 years.
This may differ by state. Advantage of emr is they can be preserved for ever. Paper charts may not be as secure as electronic charts if proper precautions are taken.

In brief: Usually 7 years

Paper charts- 7 years.
This may differ by state. Advantage of emr is they can be preserved for ever. Paper charts may not be as secure as electronic charts if proper precautions are taken.
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