As Health Records Go Digital, Where They End Up Might Surprise You
50-State Health Surveillance Report - state databases tracking birth defects, cancer, newborn screening & vaccinations. Find your state on the map. Report includes actual language laws or regulations from each state.
National Patient ID
HIPAA Stories Book
Minnesota EHR Mandate
Minnesota Electronic Disease Surveillance System (MEDSS) - Diagram
Unique Patient Identifier
Chief Health IT Executives Push for National Patient ID System
TAKE ACTION: Refuse to Sign HIPAA Privacy Form
CCHF's President Commentary
Your Data Will Be Used Against You - August 29, 2012
Surveys and Polls
California HealthCare Foundation Medical Privacy Survey - Jan. 28, 1999
(Part 1) Accretive Health, Inc., v. State of Minnesota - Jan. 19, 2012
(Part 2) Accretive Health, Inc., v. State of Minnesota - Jan. 19, 2012
Letters from Congress to HHS Calling for Halt in EHR/Meaningful Use Incentives (payments) - October 2012
Synthesis of Lessons Learned in the First 5 Years of State and Regional Demonstration Health Information Exchange Projects - March 2011 (AHRQ)
Health Info Tech - HHS Is Taking Steps to Develop a National Strategy, May 2005 (GAO)
Summary and Justification for HIX IT Development
HIX Federal System of Records
HIPAA Privacy Notice - You Are Not Required To Sign
Minnesota Dept. of Health Registries - list of MN state health databases and specimen collections from 2013.
FDA Testifies to Six Reported Deaths and 44 Reported Injuries due to Health IT - February 25, 2010.
ECRI "Top 10 Health Technology Hazard list" includes 3 Health IT topics, Healthcare IT News, November 6, 2012.