Medical Industry Addresses Security in Technology Age

Graves, Brad
April 2001
San Diego Business Journal;4/9/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p15
Reports on the health care sector's efforts to improve medical records security in the United States. Privacy and security demands of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA); Proposals for uniform electronic records; Technological innovations in the field of security; Changes in the health care profession required by HIPAA.


Related Articles

  • Putting the finger on security.  // Health Data Management;Apr2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p48 

    The article focuses on the unique security threat posed by Tablet personal computers (PC) to U.S. health organizations. The devices can run complex applications such as electronic records software. Tablet PC are also expensive and are often owned by provider organizations instead of being the...

  • Rewarding e-Excellence. McKenna, Ian // Money Marketing;4/14/2011, p62 

    The article discusses the significance of electronic Excellence ratings for health care providers in Great Britain. This expanded program includes overall ratings for the propositions of the providers in the primary areas of critical illness, life, menu plans, and income protection. It notes the...

  • Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article offers information on the development of innovative safeguards which are designed to misuse of genetic data of the patients.

  • Congress Should Move On Confidentiality Of Records.  // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;3/29/99, Vol. 103 Issue 13, p28 

    Editorial. Discusses concerns over the confidentiality of records in the health care area. Availability of genetic information and computerization of medical records; Way to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive personal information; Remedies for violating privacy.

  • Are medical secrets safe? Minority groups think not. Schwanke, Jane // Dermatology Times;Aug2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p34 

    Assesses the secrecy of the medical information of patients in New York. Mistrust of the people in the healthcare system; Attitudes of the minorities on medical privacy; Restrictions on the use of identifiable digital information of medical records.

  • Canadian bill could hurt confidentiality. Spurgeon, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/16/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7020, p1592 

    Reports on Ontario's Conservative government's proposed legislation that would give the health minister the power to inspect, copy and disclose confidential medical records of anyone covered by the province's health insurance plan. Impact of the legislation on health services in Ontario;...

  • First Federal Medical Privacy Law. Palmer, Paul R. // Access;Apr2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p26 

    Focuses on the enactment of the comprehensive medical record privacy legislation. Protection of the privacy of personal health records of the Americans; Disclosure of medical record to health care providers for treatment purposes; Factors affecting the quality of health care.

  • Personal Health Records and Medical Care Use. Koppel, Ross; Soumerai, Stephen B.; Palen, Ted E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/27/2013, Vol. 309 Issue 8, p767 

    Two letters to the editor are presented including one in response to the article "Association of online patient access to clinicians and medical records with use of clinical services," by Ted E. Palen and colleagues in the November 21, 2012 issue and another in response to query by author of the...

  • Framework for development of Information Technology Infrastructure for Health (ITIH) care in India - a critical study. Choudhury, Nitai Ray // Qualitative & Quantitative Methods in Libraries;Dec2016, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p787 

    Health care in India is undertaken by huge numbers of providers - Government, Corporate and Private. Most of the providers do not maintain the medical records systematically and properly following international standards and guidelines. Paper-based health records and unavailability of right...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics