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Contributing to medicine by donating medical records
 

Contributing to medicine by donating medical records

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Many people pledge to donate their organs with the knowledge that it can save many lives, but donating medical data to science may have an even more significant impact in the field of medicine.
 
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23 Feb 2017 - General
 
As far as I know, patient's medical records are owned by the hospital where he was admitted or confined. The hospital possesses all the rights to access or use the information given in medical documents. In my hospital experience, we would regularly have multidisciplinary and specialty clinical discussions or what we call "grand rounds" to discuss interesting cases found in the ward. We use the patient's clinical data and compare it with recent researches and medical breakthrou...
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