October 9th, 2012
Benefits of Online Medical Records Outweigh the Risks- Quotes Dr. Deborah Peel
August 15th, 2012
Jailed Man Narrowly Escapes Fatal Error in EHR
July 8th, 2011
Lawmaker, author of health privacy protections in economic recovery act, declares privacy rights of doctors, patients should trump commercial interests
June 26th, 2011
“Individuals should be in control of the data and decide who gets to use it, not companies,” says Shane Green, president of Personal.
May 2nd, 2011
Phones and gaming systems are not the only things collecting and sharing your personal information. Privacy violations through the sale of prescription records exposed...
May 19th, 2009
In Australia, the data mining industry pays doctors to sell patients’ prescription records. In the US they pay pharmacies, hospitals, and PBMs. See Article.
May 8th, 2009
The FBI and Virginia State Police are searching for hackers who demanded that the state pay them a $10 million ransom by Thursday for...
December 22nd, 2008
Congress is considering adding money for health information technology to January’s stimulus package.
Doing so could spur a critical mass of the nation’s doctors to...
November 14th, 2008
A group of labor unions is launching a campaign that accuses CVS Caremark Corp. of violating patient privacy and improperly pushing doctors to prescribe...
October 8th, 2008
The e-Health Initiative released its A Clinician’s Guide to Electronic Prescribing at a Boston e-prescribing conference sponsored by the CMS.
The guide, clearly aimed at...