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January 27, 2015  1:46 PM

In Massachusetts, medical marijuana alerts get a second look

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
Healthcare, patient privacy, PHI, prescriptions

Imagine checking a personal email at work or at the public library and seeing this subject line show up in the alert box: "Confirmation of Patient Certification in the Medical Use of Marijuana Online System." That's what happened to more than 6,800 patients in Massachusetts who have been...

August 22, 2014  10:26 AM

When will U.S. healthcare learn to safeguard patient data?

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
data breaches, health data security, HIPAA, patient data, patient privacy

The revelation this week that a Community Health Systems, Inc. patient data breach affected 4.5 million people was difficult to...


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