August 19th, 2010
Tiger Team releases their proposal on how to handle your most personal information based on "fair information practices" from 1973.
July 12th, 2010
Stimulus bill required HHS to modify HIPAA, and proposed rule will strengthen and modify HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules. See how.
July 9th, 2010
New HHS Policy: “no one has access to personal information unless you want them to.”
July 8th, 2010
HHS FINALLY states that "privacy and security of personal health data is at the core of all of our work."
March 24th, 2010
4/24/10 A patient's sensitive information should not be shared without his consent. But this is not the case now, as the country moves toward...
March 1st, 2010
Patient privacy dates back to ancient Greece, beginning with the physician and teacher Hippocrates, who is often called the father of...
February 12th, 2010
What’s driving people craziest about the big national push to convert to EMRs? Maybe it’s the technology that some people don’t like. Maybe it’s...
November 3rd, 2009
Deborah Peel, MD spoke on a panel with three others at the American Constitution Society’s Conference.
May 6th, 2009
Sometimes press releases for new products tell us far more about the risk of identity theft in electronic health systems than the mainstream press...
December 1st, 2008
OCR said it received only 421 complaints in its HIPAA privacy enforcement program in November 2008 for a total of 40,669 complaints since the...