Today the forces of freedom beat back an unprecedented attempt by the administration to invade one of the most precious rights we have -- the right to medical privacy
," said PPLA President and CEO Mary-Jane Wagle.
The chief--perhaps the only--hope on the immediate horizon is a lawsuit filed on July 16, 2001, challenging the HHS medical privacy
rule on constitutional grounds.
The assault on medical privacy
coincides with the HMO assault on the U.
The Veriphyr service helps healthcare organizations identify privacy and security problems that could result in identity theft or a loss of medical privacy
," said Clark Sweat, chief of corporate partnerships for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Californians want to hold health care businesses accountable in court - and want them to pay a stiff price when they violate our medical privacy
A number of healthcare advocacy, provider and consumer groups fear changes to new medical privacy
rules could give a "green light" to banks and other financial institutions to access sensitive, personal medical information.
glumly predicts that it might be funded this year, thus ending the current practical obscurity that keeps our medical privacy
The woman, who asked that her name not be used for reasons of medical privacy
, has stored the cord blood of her two children at California Cryo-Bank in Santa Monica.
Department of Health and Human Services has released a new guidance document about the federal government's medical privacy
Q: Does the medical privacy
rule allow parents to see their children's medical records?
has published Guide to Medical Privacy
& HIPAA, a looseleaf manual designed to assist health care professionals and their counsel comply with new federal privacy, electronic transaction and security regulations.
However, Downing Street said Leo had "the same right to medical privacy
as any other child".