Effective July 1, the provinces new Health Information
Act and regulations governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal health information
by all Prince Edward Island health care providers.
As president of the Utah Health Care Association (UHCA) and a member of the Health Information
Technology Committee (HIT) for the American Health Care Association (AHCA), Kelso has naturally become involved in working with other long-term care executives, as well as executives from all sectors of healthcare, to bring his own organization and his state and national associations into collaborative initiatives.
In part 2 of the series "Consumer Health Issues, Trends and Research," contributors address the many facets that comprise consumer health information
Access to and understanding of health information
and services is a reciprocal process among health professionals, communication professionals, and patients.
12) They also are embodied in numerous state and federal laws that have great significance for the application of the HIPAA privacy rule to adolescents' health information
506(a) that provides regulatory permission for covered entities to use or disclose protected health information
for treatment, payment, and health care operations" (67 Fed.
For more than 15 years, 3M Health Information
Systems has partnered with the DoD Military Health System to provide software products that enhance the delivery of patient care to military personnel and their families," says James Burgess, division vice president of 3M Health Information
A licensee is prohibited from disclosing nonpublic personal health information
without specific authorization (i.
However, public accountability needs must be balanced against the significant threats to personal privacy inherent in an electronic health information
The importance of health information
technology cannot be overstated in helping control health care costs.
The Colorado Consumer Health Information
Librarians Listserv (CCHILL) formed in 2002 and began holding quarterly meetings (National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Midcontinental Region, 2004).
HIPAA allows disclosure of individually identifiable health information
with signed patient consent for treatment, payment and healthcare administration.
Controversy rages over the possible consequences of the law on health information
privacy and confidentiality.
HealthUnity([R]), a leading enabler of collaboration technology for building health information
networks, announced today that it has been named as a finalist in the interoperability category for the prestigious 2007 Microsoft Healthcare User Group (MS-HUG) awards.
THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF PHILADELPHIA has created Philly Health Info (PHI), a regional community health information