Regs haven’t made patient records safer, study says

Regs haven’t made patient records safer, study says

While the government has passed laws to better protect private health information, most data health-care providers say that information isn't...

November 10th, 2010 Tim Greene

Health privacy initiative launched by tech centre

Health privacy initiative launched by tech centre

A health privacy initiative has been launched by the Center for Democracy and Technology, which said that privacy needs to...

March 12th, 2008 Grant Gross

Canadians want secure e-health records, says survey

Canadians want secure e-health records, says survey

The majority of Canadians support the development and use of electronic health records (EHRs), but expect that their privacy will...

November 20th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Ontario Ministry of Health modernizes data transfer system

Ontario Ministry of Health modernizes data transfer system

A new system for transferring personal health information files has not only enhanced data security, but it's taken the Ontario...

October 17th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Hospitals want clarification on E-health rules

Hospitals want clarification on E-health rules

In an effort to speed the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) the U.S. federal government modified anti-kickback laws, but...

January 7th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

National ehealth network prototype due soon

National ehealth network prototype due soon

Robert Kolodner was named interim national coordinator for health IT at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

November 19th, 2006 Heather Havenstein

IT czar departure will not shutter EHR push

IT czar departure will not shutter EHR push

Users from the health care community said the resignation of the Bush Administration's point man for health IT is unlikely...

April 24th, 2006 Heather Havenstein

Protect your health privacy

Protect your health privacy

Electronic sharing of health information is still in the WildWest stage of US federal regulation, privacy advocates say.With Congress considering...

April 9th, 2006 Freeman Klopott

Protect your health privacy

Protect your health privacy

Electronic sharing of health information is still in the "Wild West" stage of U.S. federal regulation, privacy advocates say. With...

April 6th, 2006 Freeman Klopott