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Electronic medical records vulnerable to attack by hackers

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Dr. Klara Gershman, MD, uses a laptop computer to enter information about her patient, Doniel Adivi, on February 16, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida. Dr. Gershman is starting the process of shifting her office to a computer system that will store the information of her patients as South Florida is set to receive $8.5 million in federal stimulus money to help doctors and other healthcare providers convert to electronic record keeping. The Obama administration included electronic record keeping in the stimulus package as they see it as one way to help control costs around the nation in the health care business. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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