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.
May 11th, 2010
PPR founder, Dr. Deborah Peel, testifies before the Texas Public Health Committee which was discussing the implementation of HIT.
May 8th, 2010
Companies use blood to produce and test equipment. Previously WITHOUT consent.
May 6th, 2010
AthenaHealth plans to use your records to make money. They explain how here.
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 17th, 2010
A controversial scheme to upload confidential medical records to a national database has been suspended following public outcry.
April 2nd, 2010
EMRs remain an experimental technology of uncertain risks and benefits.
March 31st, 2010
Microsoft is on board with PPR when it comes to Health IT and Privacy
March 30th, 2010
The way to promote Health IT is by incorporating Privacy, not marketing through a PR firm with a tricky history.
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...