gnupg.mdmph at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 01:09:33 CEST 2008
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Well I apologize if in my newness I missed any replies.
But I don't think I did.
I am a physician, so I tend to work on these locked-down
computers in various hospitals. Electronic medical records
are OK, but really there is no replacement for a patient list,
such as a to-do list (labs to check up on and phone numbers to
call the patients regarding test results etc). I have no intention
of leaking patient related information or even a fragment of a
social security number or a phone number etc... so I want to be
able to write myself an electronic note (ie. notepad) and encrypt
that note either symmetrically or preferably to my personal public
key for safe-keeping. I also want to be able to take that note
with me and open it when I am somewhere else (like on another computer).
I noticed that the computers I work on do not let me do invasive
things such as install GNUPG (ex. gpg4win). I did find some website
that is a bit out of date talking about running GPG off of a USB drive.
Has anyone done this sorta thing. I mean I would even try using Truecrypt
but even that program's guest feature still requires Truecrypt to already
be installed by someone with administrator access.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Also I wanted to thank whomever it was that mentioned biglog, I signed
up and inserted in my key. I noticed one can also create a keyring.
Not real sure how that is used. I would love to get every (or any) other
physician using GNUPG. I think making webs of trust and sharing them
with pharmacies could really help decrease the cost of healthcare by
permitting e-prescribing and keeping out the pharmaceutical industry.
Well that could be a whole other post in itself.
- -Steve (gnumd) 0x1036DFBA
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