April 27th, 2010
We applaud Professor Sweeney for pointing out the serious technical problems with the NHIN proposals AND proposing the solution: risk analysis of all technical...
April 12th, 2010
How would American cancer patients feel about being targeted by political groups?
April 11th, 2010
UK patients are outraged over whether the government NHS (National Health Service) data base was used to find individual cancer patients and pressure them...
March 31st, 2010
Some concern that the National Health Information Network will be a Trojan horse for Big Brother.
March 17th, 2010
Dr. Deborah Peel, PPR founder and chair, was part of a panel discussion put together by the Federal Trade Commission exploring the privacy challenges...
November 3rd, 2009
Deborah Peel, MD spoke on a panel with three others at the American Constitution Society’s Conference.
June 22nd, 2009
Refer to Wall Street Journal article: Is Government Health Care Constitutional?
The authors fear that Americans’ health privacy rights will be eliminated by health reform...
May 17th, 2009
This story tells how HIMSS and Harvard’s Blackford Middleton promoted spending billions on health IT in the stimulus bill.
HIMSS and Blackford believe that health...
May 16th, 2009
The Machinery Behind Health-Care Reform: How an Industry Lobby Scored a Swift, Unexpected Victory by Channeling Billions to Electronic Records
May 4th, 2009
Fascinating ‘insider’ article on the budget process and the Orzag/Obama plan to reduce healthcare costs by building a health IT system ‘wired’ for data...