TITLE

GAO questions security of e-records

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Drug Topics;5/7/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services lacked comprehensive strategy for ensuring the security of electronic medical records, according to a Government Accountability Office report. The report revealed a number of faults in the government's approach to medical records, including uncertainties regarding the extent of federal privacy protection requirements, unresolved issues introduced by varying state privacy laws and disagreement over interpretations of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
ACCESSION #
25496215

 

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