The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Friday, November 05, 2004
The one-year old HIPAA privacy rule has received varying reviews, particularly recently on the occasion of its first anniversary. Johns Hopkin's Magazine has a great article that provides a thorough review of the impementation of HIPAA at Johns Hopkins, in the format of a magazine feature. Lots of anecdotes and a great overview. A must read.
Johns Hopkins Magazine - HIPAA, Heal Thyself:
"A sweeping set of patient privacy regulations went into effect last year, complicating life considerably for Medicine's researchers, fundraisers, and archivists. Now many are wondering: Are the intended benefits outweighed by the unintended costs?"
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