PrivaMed Inc., a New York-based healthcare electronic records and data security company, and has been granted a patent by the US Patent Office. The systems and software offered by PrivaMed are based on this patented security platform. The patent covers a secure, portable, electronic database, containing the patient’s full medical records. In addition, PrivaMed is developing back office systems required for processing these transaction. The same system can be implement on remote hosts on teh internet.