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Improving Hipaa Enforcement And Protecting Patient Privacy In A Digital Healthcare Environment, Roger Hsieh Jan 2014

Improving Hipaa Enforcement And Protecting Patient Privacy In A Digital Healthcare Environment, Roger Hsieh

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

Electronic medical records (“EMRs”) have helped healthcare organizations improve patient care, but EMRs are susceptible to exposing the confidentiality of patients’ medical records to identity thieves and members of the general public. The federal enforcement of patient privacy law—notably the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), which was designed to deter and punish breaches of patient privacy—has failed to keep pace with new privacy risks posed by healthcare technology. Although federal legislation now allows state Attorneys General to file suit under HIPAA, for reasons explained in this Article, they too will not enforce HIPAA effectively. Because institutional ...


Could The American Psychiatric Association Cause You Headaches? The Dangersous Interaction Between The Dsm-5 And Employment Law, Douglas A. Hass Jan 2013

Could The American Psychiatric Association Cause You Headaches? The Dangersous Interaction Between The Dsm-5 And Employment Law, Douglas A. Hass

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Managed Care Liability, Erisa Preemption, And State "Right To Sue" Legislation In Aetna Health, Inc. V. Davila, James W. Kim Jan 2005

Managed Care Liability, Erisa Preemption, And State "Right To Sue" Legislation In Aetna Health, Inc. V. Davila, James W. Kim

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Is Justice For One Justice For All? The Dilemma Of Public Health Enforcement In An Interconnected World, John D. Blum Jan 2005

Is Justice For One Justice For All? The Dilemma Of Public Health Enforcement In An Interconnected World, John D. Blum

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


For My Doctor's Eyes Only: Ferguson V. City Of Charleston, Sandi J. Toll Jan 2001

For My Doctor's Eyes Only: Ferguson V. City Of Charleston, Sandi J. Toll

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Kidcare And The Uninsured Child: Options For An Illinois Health Insurance Plan, Anna Wermuth Jan 1998

Kidcare And The Uninsured Child: Options For An Illinois Health Insurance Plan, Anna Wermuth

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Surrogate Health Care Decisions For Adults In Illinois - Answers To The Legal Questions That Health Care Providers Face On A Daily Basis, Rebecca J. O'Neill Jan 1998

Surrogate Health Care Decisions For Adults In Illinois - Answers To The Legal Questions That Health Care Providers Face On A Daily Basis, Rebecca J. O'Neill

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Religious Exemption To Childhood Immunization Statutes: Reaching For A More Optimal Balance Between Religious Freedom And Public Health, Timothy J. Aspinwall Jan 1997

Religious Exemption To Childhood Immunization Statutes: Reaching For A More Optimal Balance Between Religious Freedom And Public Health, Timothy J. Aspinwall

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Secrecy And Genetics In Adoption Law And Practice, Demosthenes A. Lorandos Jan 1996

Secrecy And Genetics In Adoption Law And Practice, Demosthenes A. Lorandos

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Peculiar Place Of Adolescents In The Hiv-Aids Epidemic: Unusual Progress & Usual Inadequacies In "Adolescent Jurisprudence", Roger J.R. Levesque Jan 1996

The Peculiar Place Of Adolescents In The Hiv-Aids Epidemic: Unusual Progress & Usual Inadequacies In "Adolescent Jurisprudence", Roger J.R. Levesque

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Heller V. Doe: The Supreme Court Diminishes The Rights Of Individuals With Mental Retardation, Rachel A. Brown Jan 1994

Heller V. Doe: The Supreme Court Diminishes The Rights Of Individuals With Mental Retardation, Rachel A. Brown

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Are We Outlawing Motherhood For Hiv-Infected Women?, Scott H. Isaacman Jan 1991

Are We Outlawing Motherhood For Hiv-Infected Women?, Scott H. Isaacman

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Combatting Aids's Acoustic Shadow: Illinois Addresses The Problems Of Criminal Transfer Of Hiv, Michael Irving Leonard Jan 1991

Combatting Aids's Acoustic Shadow: Illinois Addresses The Problems Of Criminal Transfer Of Hiv, Michael Irving Leonard

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Mandatory Disclosure Of Hiv Blood Test Results To The Individuals Tested: A Matter Of Personal Choice Neglected, Michael L. Closen Jan 1991

Mandatory Disclosure Of Hiv Blood Test Results To The Individuals Tested: A Matter Of Personal Choice Neglected, Michael L. Closen

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Washington V. Harper: The Supreme Court Defines Procedural Due Process In The Prison, Cathleen R. Martwick Jan 1991

Washington V. Harper: The Supreme Court Defines Procedural Due Process In The Prison, Cathleen R. Martwick

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Woman's Right To Know: A Model Approach To The Informed Consent Of Abortion, Susan Oliver Renfer, Randal Shaheen, Michael Hegarty Jan 1991

The Woman's Right To Know: A Model Approach To The Informed Consent Of Abortion, Susan Oliver Renfer, Randal Shaheen, Michael Hegarty

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Where Is The Quality In The Health Care Quality Improvement Act Of 1986?, Thaddeus J. Nodzenski Jan 1991

Where Is The Quality In The Health Care Quality Improvement Act Of 1986?, Thaddeus J. Nodzenski

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Liability Issues Arising From Hospitals' Use Of Temporary Supplemental Staff Nurses, Diana L. Nolte Huff Jan 1990

Liability Issues Arising From Hospitals' Use Of Temporary Supplemental Staff Nurses, Diana L. Nolte Huff

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Ex Parte Contracts Between Plaintiff's Physician And Defense Attorneys: Protecting The Patient-Litigant's Right To A Fair Trial, Philip H. Corboy Jan 1990

Ex Parte Contracts Between Plaintiff's Physician And Defense Attorneys: Protecting The Patient-Litigant's Right To A Fair Trial, Philip H. Corboy

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Nlrb's Proposed Rule For The Determination Of Health Care Bargaining Units: Is The Aha Barking Up The Wrong Tree?, Brenda Murphy Jan 1990

The Nlrb's Proposed Rule For The Determination Of Health Care Bargaining Units: Is The Aha Barking Up The Wrong Tree?, Brenda Murphy

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Mandatory Testing Of Hospital Employees Exposed To The Aids Virus: Need To Know Or Unwarranted Invasion Of Privacy?, Donald J. Mcneil, Laurie A. Spieler Jan 1990

Mandatory Testing Of Hospital Employees Exposed To The Aids Virus: Need To Know Or Unwarranted Invasion Of Privacy?, Donald J. Mcneil, Laurie A. Spieler

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Long-Term Health Care Insurance Challenges: Meeting The Needs Of An Aging Population, Angela S. Curran Jan 1990

Long-Term Health Care Insurance Challenges: Meeting The Needs Of An Aging Population, Angela S. Curran

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Risk Management In Home Health Care: Focus On Patient Care Liabilities, Nancy J. Brent Jan 1989

Risk Management In Home Health Care: Focus On Patient Care Liabilities, Nancy J. Brent

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


New Developments In Health Care, Harold L. Hirsch Jan 1989

New Developments In Health Care, Harold L. Hirsch

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


A More Balanced Approach To Ex Parte Interviews By Treating Physicians, William K. Mcvisk Jan 1989

A More Balanced Approach To Ex Parte Interviews By Treating Physicians, William K. Mcvisk

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Monitor Mania: Physician Regulation Runs Amok!, Evan J. Ellman Jan 1989

Monitor Mania: Physician Regulation Runs Amok!, Evan J. Ellman

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Health Care Financing: The Challenge For The Future, David Durenberger Jan 1989

Health Care Financing: The Challenge For The Future, David Durenberger

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Withdrawal Of Life Support: Individual Autonomy Against Alleged State Interests In Preserving Life, Michelle Oberman Jan 1989

Withdrawal Of Life Support: Individual Autonomy Against Alleged State Interests In Preserving Life, Michelle Oberman

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Illinois Medical Studies Act And Hospital Records: Privilege Without Substance, Marianne Craigmile Jan 1989

The Illinois Medical Studies Act And Hospital Records: Privilege Without Substance, Marianne Craigmile

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Evolving Theories Of Malpractice Liability For Hmos, Michael Kanute Jan 1989

Evolving Theories Of Malpractice Liability For Hmos, Michael Kanute

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.