TITLE

Health IT raises new issues for HIPAA compliance

AUTHOR(S)
Bridgeford, Lydell C.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a variety of compliance issues brought about by the advent of health information technology (IT) in the U.S. The advent of health IT is said to have implications for federal privacy laws. According to William Braithwaite, president of Health Information Policy Consulting, health IT has influenced compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The article also describes the privacy issues associated with health IT.
ACCESSION #
30054339

 

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