[ Monday, December 19, 2011 ]


Why There's a HIPAA Privacy Rule: HIPAA's transaction and code set rules drove the move to electronic records (and eventually EMRs and EHRs). Data in electronic form poses a much greater risk of improper access than paper records, for a number of obvious reasons. It was due to that increased risk that the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules came into play.

The New York Times has discovered the same thing.

Jeff [10:47 PM]

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