While promising breakthrough improvements in patient care and cost, digitized health records that can be easily shared by patients and medical professionals present many difficult challenges: social, political, economic, and technological.

In this podcast, Bob Charette, founder of ITABHI Corporation and an internationally recognized expert in risk management, information systems and technology, and systems engineering, discusses the latest thinking and progress on electronic health records along with key privacy and security issues that need to be resolved before they can deliver on expectations.