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Friday, December 14, 2007

Informed Consent

How 'informed?' How specific need it be? This comes up in multiple threads.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Friday, November 16, 2007

Add Your Personal Story of Privacy Violations

These can be violations of confidential information such as providers or employees talking to others about your medical findings or violations of procedures or examinations, such as examining room doors left open. Violations specifically covered under HIPAA of information transfers can be listed below or see link under HIPAA.
Stories which in my estimation are likely to be fictional will not be posted.
An article outlining steps to take to complain about violations is here.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Information Transfer Violations
The main thrust of HIPAA

We need to include this as well. I will be posting references.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Chaperones, A Violation of Privacy

Does the use of opposite gender chaperones violate privacy?
A summary of this subject can be found on the companion blog.

Make Topic Suggestions

Please make any suggestions for new topics here.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Taking of Videos and Pictures Without Permission

Complaints centered on the taking of videos and pictures in operating rooms and emergency rooms without the prior express permission of the patient.
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