Consumer Advocate: Patient Consent Vital
Deborah Peel, M.D., founder of Patient Privacy Rights, on protecting the privacy of healthcare information.
Listen to the Interview Here.
Patients have inadequate control over who can access their healthcare information, but existing technologies can solve the problem, says consumer advocate Deborah Peel, M.D.
Her organization, Patient Privacy Rights, recently issued a white paper outlining an approach to giving patients opportunities to offer informed consent for accessing their records. In an interview, Peel outlined the key points in the report…