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AMIA Stresses Patient Data Security Concerns in Federal Rule

July 3, 2017 - As technology and informatics tools have continued to evolve, more provisions are needed to bolster modern research while ensuring patient data security for research participants, according to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). AMIA explained in a letter to HHS that more information is needed on the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, aka the Common Rule....


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Unauthorized EHR Access Potentially Exposes 14K Records

by Kate Monica

On February 27, 2017, the Diamond Institute for Infertility and Menopause discovered a potential data breach in which an unauthorized individual gained access to a third-party server containing patient EHRs. While the patient EHRs and the database...

St. Charles Privacy Incident Leads to DA Criminal Investigation

by Elizabeth Snell

Oregon-based St. Charles Health System recently announced a privacy incident where an employee accessed approximately 2,500 patients’ electronic medical information without authorization. St. Charles explained in an online statement that...

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