Same risks whichever wayBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4304 (Published 10 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4304
- John R Nicholas, general practitioner1
- 1Queens Park Medical Centre, Stockton on Tees TS18 4DT
Push and pull approaches to sharing patient records both pose risks to patient confidentiality.1 The push approach “pushes” data into a “physical” centralised database where they are available when needed. The pull approach “pulls” data directly from local systems, which collectively form a “virtual” centralised database, but …
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