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Privacy violations in an ER?

Recently I had to spend a few hours in a psychiatric emergency waiting room where none of the staff seemed to have any consideration for the privacy of the patients being triaged there. Are any of the things I experienced violations of HIPAA or the like, and if so, what, if anything, would you do about them? (Details inside.) [more inside]
posted by xyzzy on May 27, 2012 - 11 answers

Can a US employer ask what medications I'm on?

An employer decides to update their employee database and distributes a form with the usual name, address, emergency contact stuff on it. There is also a line for "Any medications you are currently taking." [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2012 - 13 answers

How to remotely access a doctor's office's files?

I am looking for advice to come up with a technological solution for a physician’s office in NB, Canada. The scenario is that I would like patient files to be accessible remotely while still satisfying health privacy laws (PIPEDA), especially the part about patient records having to be stored in Canada. [more inside]
posted by carolr on Nov 9, 2011 - 4 answers

Supervisor revealed secret pregnancy: any recourse?

Supervisor revealed secret pregnancy: any recourse? [more inside]
posted by jihaan on Sep 29, 2011 - 15 answers

Unencrypted data violation

Insurance data is unencrypted. Should this be reported? How? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 30, 2011 - 10 answers

More about doctors and privacy

What exactly can a doctor's office tell anyone who happens to pick up your phone? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 21, 2009 - 11 answers

I hereby authorize my prospective employer to discriminate

How, under Equal Employment Opportunity, can a prospective employer ask you to sign a HIPAA waiver? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 26, 2006 - 8 answers

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