August 20th, 2010
The Tiger Team continues to make policy recommendations that clearly violate the law and the Administration's new privacy policies.
August 19th, 2010
"Unless you pay cash for everything, take no medications and forgo the customs of contemporary living, you too are at risk..."
July 16th, 2010
See the video where Practice Fusion admits to selling your information without your consent. Deborah Peel explains how detrimental this is.
May 11th, 2010
After using newborn babies' bloodspots without proper consent, the state of Texas is getting it wrong again.
May 10th, 2010
The problem is IBM’s research project does not appear to start with obtaining informed consent from the individuals (or their parents) whose data will...
May 6th, 2010
IBM has announced it has launched a multi-year research project to connect and analyze enormous collections of data from a wide variety of sources...
April 21st, 2010
This is a strong example of how patients are willing to opt in to certain research, but will not tolerate secondary uses of their...
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 9th, 2010
The Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general has launched a criminal investigation into a physician assistant’s alleged downloading of veterans’ clinical data at...
February 8th, 2010
A critical safety net for babies — that heel prick of blood taken from every newborn — is facing an ethics attack.