May 13th, 2010
Your health records have been used to make money for a long time now. Not only does this violate your privacy, but there is...
May 11th, 2010
After using newborn babies' bloodspots without proper consent, the state of Texas is getting it wrong again.
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...
April 17th, 2010
A controversial scheme to upload confidential medical records to a national database has been suspended following public outcry.
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...
April 2nd, 2010
EMRs remain an experimental technology of uncertain risks and benefits.
March 26th, 2010
Fraud resulting from exposure of electronic medical records has risen from 3% in 2008 to 7% in 2009, a 112% increase, researcher says.
March 25th, 2010
The things you can do with stolen medical records, and why we need proper security and privacy.
March 24th, 2010
Deborah Peel appeared on CNBC's Street Signs for a discussion on Doctors going online for additional patient information without patient consent