A Study on Potential Legal Risks of Electronic Medical Records and Preventing Measures

  • Hu Shengli
  • Feng Jun
  • Chi Jinqing
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


Objectives This paper aims at ensuring relevant parties’ interests of electronic medical records and promoting in-depth application and rapid development of electronic medical records in clinic. Methods We probe into the legal risks existing in the actual application of electronic medical records such as the laws and regulations, electronic signatures, electronic certification institutions, time stamp certification institutions, privacy protection, traceability of electronic medical records and legal consciousness. Results We put forward the measures to prevent them. Conclusions Our study has a very important significance in perfecting the existing laws and regulations, reducing medical accidents, improving medical treatment and promoting the healthy and orderly development of the electronic medical records.


Electronic medical records Laws and regulations Electronic signature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Construction OfficeCangzhou City Central HospitalHebei ProvinceChina

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