HIPAA: DBAs, Data, and the Law

October 2017
Database Trends & Applications;Oct/Nov2017, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p31
The article discusses impact of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 data law of the U.S. on database administrators(DBAs). It describes the privacy rule section of the law which regulates use or disclosure of protected health information. It also discusses the security rule section of the law which deals with electronic protected health information within three areas of security safeguards including administrative, physical and technical.


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