Updated On Feb 25, 2022
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Because electronic health records (EHRs)/ electronic medical records (EMRs) contain health records, policies have been put into place to keep this information safe. For more information, please see this information sheet written by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR). You can also visit our page on genetic privacy.
Legislation and Regulation
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