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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New Legislation Threatens Employees’ Genetic Testing Privacy
Mar15

New Legislation Threatens Employees’ Genetic Testing Privacy

Employees’ previously protected genetic testing information might soon be up for grabs by their employers under a new bill recently approved by a US House of Representatives committee, according to the bill’s detractors.

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DIY Privacy Risk Assessments
Nov20

DIY Privacy Risk Assessments

This month’s HIM Frontlines discusses some tips for devising a framework for a privacy risk assessment.

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IGPHC Provides Guidance for Privacy Risk Assessment
Sep27

IGPHC Provides Guidance for Privacy Risk Assessment

Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare. This blog will highlight the trends and opportunities IG presents for ensuring information is treated as an organizational asset. Post by Sharon Lewis, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, CPHQ, FAHIMA

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Video: Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality in EHRs

The Director of HIM at Chicago’s Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital discusses how children’s hospitals handle pediatric and adolescent EHRs.

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