You should be cautious about what you state. Would you feel so if you thought your records would be available to any employer after your service discharge? How about a 8 dollar per hour clerk keeping records at the hospital?
Once in standard electronic format, what is to prevent a Russian hacker from gaining access to your records and 1/2 of the people who live in your state. In a matter of a few minutes.
Computer security is a VERY SERIOUS PROBLEM.
Another problem is going to be their questions that are used to assess your mental health and the nosy stuff about personal habits. Any conclusions that the person who interviews you comes up with can end up in those forever records.
All medical providers are being forced to have at least 80% of all their records computerized by 2014. If they don’t the govt will start withholding $$ for reimbursements.
The Dept of HHS has the power to audit ANY company which has medical records or a portion of them.