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confidentiality

noun classified, concealed, hidden, not for publication, not to be communicated, not to be disslosed, not to be quoted, not to be spoken of, privacy, protected, restricted, revealed in confidence, secrecy, secret, spoken in confidence, told in confidence, top-secret, unmentionable, unrevealed
Associated concepts: affirmative defense, need to know principle, nondisclosure agreement, secrecy
See also: privacy
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The Attorney General, in a sweeping invasion of medical privacy, had demanded from six Planned Parenthood affiliates, including Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA), confidential medical records.
It's a reasonable business decision, because the cost of a good security compliance plan is much less than the cost of defending a medical privacy lawsuit.
If my analysis is correct, the rule's key provisions undermining medical privacy are likely to remain intact as diverse interest groups vie for modifications of the regulations.
Language in the federal regulations isn't clear about whether the federal regulations supersede various medical privacy laws passed by state legislatures.
The bill differs from other medical privacy bills in that it applies strictly to medical information gathered by financial institutions, whereas the proposed Department of Health and Human Services regulations issued in November 1999 apply to health plans, health care providers, and health care clearinghouses.
Two developments made this attack on medical privacy possible: computers and the spread of "managed care" Before the advent of computers, patient records were kept on pieces of paper in doctors' offices.
Every child deserves to have their medical privacy protected," said Alan Norquist, CEO of Veriphyr.
87% of Democrats, 73% of Decline to State voters, and 67% of Republicans support current medical privacy law.
The work is divided into seven sections covering general techniques and standards for maintaining privacy, traces and streams, mobility and location data, time series, medical privacy, web usage data and the data-security and privacy of social networks.
NASA officials, citing medical privacy, refused to say when or where the episode occurred, only that it happened on one of the final days leading up to launch.
Next April, new healthcare information-security provisions designed to protect data transmitted and stored electronically will go into effect under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) medical privacy law.
Almost all of the providers interviewed noted some medical privacy violations.

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