Posted on July 14th, 2009 No comments
According to a story on Wired.com, a new law that went into effect January 1 requiring health care organizations in California to report suspected incidents of unauthorized data breaches of a patient’s personally identifiable health information – both intentional and unintentional – to the California Department of Public Health has led to offi…
State privacy laws could be slowing electronic medical record adoption – McKnight’s Long Term Care NewsPosted on July 14th, 2009 No comments
The call for widespread adoption of electronic medical records has prompted some states to pass stringent privacy laws to protect their residents against fraud or identity theft. But a new analysis finds these laws seem to significantly diminish the effectiveness of the new technology.
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State privacy laws could be slowing electronic medical record adoption – McKnight’s Long Term Care News