Protecting Your Health Privacy: A Citizen's Guide to Safeguarding the Security of Your Medical Information
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Protecting Your Health Privacy empowers ordinary citizens with the legal and technological knowledge and know-how we need to protect ourselves and our families from prying corporate eyes, medical identity theft, ruinous revelations of socially stigmatizing diseases, and illegal punitive practices by insurers and employers.• Sample forms for exercising one's health rights, such as a form to request copies of medical records• Tables of information useful for protecting medical privacy, such as key questions to ask one's personal health-record provider and summaries of key laws• A detailed glossary that clarifies key terms related to health privacy• A comprehensive bibliography • Resources for additional research
"It could be used as the basis for a comprehensive course. I know of no better reference source on this topic." - patientprivacyreview"This consumer-oriented guide exposes threats to health privacy that are posed by data technology insecurities, employer and insurance company interests, identity theft and malicious behaviors, and inadequate awareness and vigilance. Summing up: Recommended." - Choice. It describes practical ways to safeguard personal medical information and exercise health privacy rights
superb!!! This book seamlessly describes how to protect one's own health privacy. It acted as the ideal eye-opener for an average citizen like myself, by showing and explaining my rights laid out in the constitution. Exceptionally clarifying and exquisitely well composed; BEYOND RECOMMENDATION!!!!!!
Jacqueline Klosek is a certified information privacy professional and senior counsel with Goodwin Procter, LLP, in New York.