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The Critical Importance of Owning Your Medical Data

The Critical Importance of Owning Your Medical Data

Securing Personal Health

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In an age where data breaches are increasingly common, the security of medical data has become a paramount concern. A recent article on Wired, titled "Your Medical Data Is Code Blue," delves into the alarming frequency of medical data breaches and the profound implications they have for individuals. This situation underscores the vital importance of individuals owning and controlling their health information to dictate legitimate use and safeguard their privacy.

The AHRQ Question Builder App

The AHRQ Question Builder App

Helping patients and caregivers prepare for medical appointments and maximize visit time

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The AHRQ QuestionBuilder app helps patients and caregivers prepare for medical appointments and maximize visit time.

  1. Download the mobile app.
  2. Select or create questions to ask.
  3. Save the questions to a calendar appointment or send them to any email address so that the information is handy during medical visits.*
What are the risks associated with mobile device apps?

What are the risks associated with mobile device apps?

An article from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

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This is based on an article from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA is the Nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build a more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future. CISA provides extensive cybersecurity and infrastructure security knowledge which can assist people in applying better personal health information risk management. 

In this article, CISA explains risks associated with mobile device apps and some preventive methods that can be used to better secure your personal information.

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