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Resource ID: #16280
Subject: Health Care
Source: Fox News
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Date: Aug. 24, 1999

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Fox News/Fox Files reports that "... Each time a prescription is filled a mountain of paperwork is created, much of which requires disposal. The documentation generated is supposed to be kept as part of the pharmacy's confidential patient record. At the major pharmacy chains we investigated they were dumping the excess paperwork in unsecured trash containers - a clear violation of patient confidentiality...."

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