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Medical Privacy

Medical Privacy in the Digital Wild

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Marie Williams

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Patient Privacy vs. Medication Adherence: HHS's Final Rule Is Leaving Patients Behind

Sally Greenberg | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Sally Greenberg

Reminders to patients to take their prescriptions and refill them as needed are thus critical to improved medication adherence. But someone has to pay for these reminders.

Rachel Tepper

McDonald's Employee Says Manager Shared Personal Medical Information | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

An employee working at a San Antonio McDonald's says she was outraged to find her personal medical information posted to a bulletin board in the stor...

HIV Patients Refused Medical Privacy by the University of California, in Spite of California Lawmaker Requests

Mike Spradley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Spradley

Alex and the other patients who took the time to speak with me said that they all requested to be called by their first name only, but that when they were called, their full names were used regardless of their expressed wishes.

Medical Privacy for Royalty and the Rest of Us

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

We are not all royalty, but we do deserve medical privacy. I have seen both sides and continue to be amazed how much more careful we need to be.

If You're Worried About Medical Privacy, Better Take Some Xanax

Adam Levin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business
Adam Levin

Since 2009, 15 million patient records have been purloined, "mislaid," or otherwise compromised. Even if your data does not get posted on a public website, lots of people can see how much prescriptions you've been taking.