07587368 is referenced by 169 patents and cites 672 patents.

A method of maintaining electronic medical records, comprising the steps of receiving a medical transaction record, encrypted with an encryption key relating to a patient association of the file, accessing the encrypted medical transaction record according to a patient association; and further encrypting the encrypted accessed medical transaction record with an encryption key associated with an intended recipient of the medical record. The system and method according to the present invention presents a new business model for the creation, maintenance, transmission, and use of medical records, allowing financial burdens to be reallocated, for example more optimally or equitably, to decrease overall societal cost, or simply to provide a successful business model for a database proprietor. Secure entrusted medical records are held in trust by an independent third party on behalf of the patient, serving the medical community at large. Separately encrypted record elements may be aggregated as an information polymer.

Title
Information record infrastructure, system and method
Application Number
9/899787
Publication Number
7587368 (B2)
Application Date
July 5, 2001
Publication Date
September 8, 2009
Inventor
David Paul Felsher
Trumbull, 06611
CT, US
Agent
Milde & Hoffberg
IPC
G06F 21/00
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