Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Dueling Medical Privacy Horror Stories
Published in: Academic Physician and Scientist, May/June 2001, p. 2-3
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2001
There is increasing concern over the issue of privacy of patient records. This article discusses the government's role and basic safeguarding principles, including clear, uniform, national rules for protection of the confidentiality of healthcare information and stiff penalties for violaters.
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