Psychologist’s License Suspended for Failure to Protect Patients’ Mental Health Information

A New Jersey clinical psychologist has been ordered to pay fines, a portion of investigative costs, and have his license temporarily suspended for failure to protect his patients’ diagnosis and treatment details in legal filings.

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Utah Nurse in Viral Video Complies with HIPAA Policies, Faces Arrest

Outrage has followed the release of a video that appears to show a Utah nurse being arrested and roughly removed from her hospital’s burn unit for refusing—legally—to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.

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Institute of Medicine Soliciting Comments on Data Sharing

The Institute of Medicine is seeking feedback, via a discussion framework, on methods for sharing clinical trial data across disciplines while maintaining transparency, patient privacy, and earning the public’s trust.

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