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HIPAA & Health Information Portability: A Foundation for Interoperability

Twenty-two years ago this month, the U.S. Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The federal Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules implemented under HIPAA, and administered and enforced by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), continue to serve as the national foundation of protections for individually identifiable health information, ...


Clash of Titans: The Fight Over the CRISPR Gene-Editing Patent Rights

As we noted in previous posts in the Genomics Law Report (now, The Privacy Report), a major dispute over patent rights to CRISPR (for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats)-Cas9 systems broke out in January 2016 between Feng Zhang and the Harvard–MIT-affiliated Broad Institute on one side and Jennifer Doudna and the University of California–Berkeley […] The post Clash...

In New Opioids Legislation, Patient Privacy Holds Serve

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorCongress’ sweeping opioids legislation has created much debate in recent days and weeks, as stakeholders sit on different sides of the table over a key patient privacy element.

Report: Privacy Laws to Remain Intact as Opioids Bill Nears Completion

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorAs leading healthcare stakeholder groups remain on different sides of the fence regarding patient privacy laws in a sweeping opioids legislation, it’s looking like privacy advocates will win the battle.

Navigating state patient data privacy laws will only get more challenging

Ryan Johnson and Sten-Erik Hoidal, partners at the law firm Fredrikson & Byron, explained in an interview why the job of helping digital health startup

Hospital privacy curtains may harbor dangerous germs

Without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new research.

DKBinnovative Hosts Expert Roundtable on Patient Privacy and HIPAA Compliance

DALLAS, June 6, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 4, 2018, Dallas-area healthcare providers and business leaders attended "Patient Privacy & HIPAA Compliance Read more...

A Privacy Work-Around for Hereditary Cancer Testing

When a patient has an inherited cancer-associated gene, it is desirable, but not easy, to have other family members tested. Using a commercial lab to circumvent nettlesome privacy regulations may help. Medscape Medical News


The Union ministry of health has released a document entitled 'Charter of Patients Rights' early last month enlisting 17 basic rights of a patient.

Pathologists in labs needed to ensure quality care enshrined in Patient Rights Charter: Association

Rajasthan based pathologists' association has come out with a set of suggestions including mandatory presence of a pathologist in diagnostic laboratory to improve quality of care and patient safety enshrined in draft of Charters of Patient Rights.

The Strictest Data Privacy Law in the United States

On June 28, 2018, California’s Senate and Assembly unanimously approved the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, and will become the strictest data privacy law in the United States. The CCPA seeks to be far-reaching, both in terms of the companies affected and the content to be […] The post The Strictest Data Privacy Law in the United States ...

DMA Selects OneTrust for GDPR Privacy Programme and Marketing Compliance

DMA will leverage many OneTrust modules to operationalise their privacy and marketing compliance activities. DMA will use OneTrust for assessment automation, including privacy impact assessments Read more...

Hospital privacy curtains may harbor dangerous germs: New study

(Elsevier) Without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

NACDS Foundation dinner brings in more than $1.8M for patient-care initiatives

Virginia suspends controversial tampon ban for prison visitors

Inmate advocates said the proposed policy would have violated the privacy rights of female visitors.

Hospital Privacy Curtains May Be Home to Dangerous Germs

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 -- Privacy curtains in hospital rooms can collect dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers report. In a new study, investigators assessed the rate of bacterial contamination on 10 freshly laundered privacy curtains...

Safeway Foundation grant awarded to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

Resources will allow for expansion of services to cancer patients SOURCE: Albertsons Companies DESCRIPTION:Originally published on EurekaAlert The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is one of 13 local and regional organizations to be the recipient of a grant by Safeway Foundation supporting cancer research and treatment efforts. The $35,000 award will be directed toward the expansion o...

Hospital Cited for Recording Psych Patient in ED

A Minnesota hospital violated patient privacy by recording patients without their knowledge or consent during psychiatric evaluations in the ED, according to a CMS investigation.

Opinion: Look to the EU’s new privacy law as a model for replacing the ‘confusing patchwork’ in the U.S.

The EU did something smart in overhauling its data privacy rules. The U.S. should follow.

Lawmakers Press Genetic Testing Companies For Privacy Policy Details

STAT |  In a letter sent this week, Reps. Dave Loebsack of Iowa and Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey peppered 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, and National Geographic Geno with questions about their security systems and customer privacy. The Democratic lawmakers are hoping to work with the companies to identify and resolve any privacy and security issues.  

AMIA Calls for Harmonization of Data Privacy Policies

As the lines between consumer and clinical data systems continues to blur, there is a need to harmonize health sector data privacy policy, such as HIPAA, and consumer data policy to develop a new era of privacy policy, according to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

Your NEJM Group Today: Privacy & Data Ownership / Prophylaxis & Vesicoureteral Reflux / N.J. Rheumatology Opportunity

Check out today's selections from across NEJM Group: NEJM audio interview: Privacy and Data Ownership: Dr. Charlotte Haug discusses a new European privacy law that...

Federal Court Affirms No Private Right of Action

A federal judge recently affirmed that HIPAA does not provide a mechanism for individuals to sue when they believe their privacy rights have been violated. However, the decision probably will not stop individuals from thinking they have the right to sue.

Privacy Concerns Mount As Doctors Embrace App To Direct Patients Toward Buying Medical Supplies On Amazon

The app enables doctors to choose which supplies to recommend, then email the list of products to a patient. Privacy experts are expressing concern that patients could unwittingly share personal and potentially sensitive health information with Amazon. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group is riding high after debuting a platform to streamline medical record data despite Amazon's announcement it would be ...

Pro Music Rights Announces Partnership with Gora LLC

NAPLES, Florida, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Pro Music Rights today is the third-largest U.S. Performing Rights Organization, representing the intellectual property rights Read more...

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