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How to record my echo cardiogram?

Is it possible for me to ask if I can record my echocardiogram? If so, how do I do it? What should I ask? Do I need a blank CD or DVD with me to do so?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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I think people are missing the question. This is NOT an ELECTROCARDIOGRAM, (EKG) but an ECHOCARDIOGRAM -- big difference!! ;) Most of the Echo units that we use today are equipped with CD writers, and that's typically what they will copy to so they can send it to the doctor/cardiologist. There should be no reason that you can't ask for one yourself. Bring a blank CD just in case, but I'll be they will have no problem just burning one for you on request. No, this is NOT a HIPAA violation because it is YOUR heart they're recording, and your getting a copy of it. It WOULD be a violation for a doctor/nurse/common person to request a copy of your Echo for their own use. Don't worry about that. Best of luck!
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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