“I had an MRI recently and asked for a copy of the test. Instead of giving me a CD copy, they offered to put it online with a company that would allow me to access my images and share them with my doctors as needed. It seems like a good idea, but how do I know if it is really secure or private? Should I trust this new technology or stick with a copy on a CD?”
Read more of my article, “Research security standards before storing medical data with a business. Also: Tips on continuing health insurance coverage after a layoff if you are HIV-positive” at the Los Angeles Times.