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Steinbrook R. Personally controlled online health data--the next big thing in medical care? N Engl J Med. 2008 Apr 17;358(16):1653-6. Request from the  Knowledge Center .  

Myers J, Frieden TR, Bherwani KM, Henning KJ. Ethics in public health research: privacy and public health at risk: public health confidentiality in the digital age. Am J Public Health. 2008 May;98(5):793-801. Access full-text online .

Singh SN, Wachter RM. Perspectives on medical outsourcing and telemedicine--rough edges in a flatworld? N Engl J Med. 2008 Apr 10;358(15):1622-7. Request from the  Knowledge Center .  

Nordin JD, Kasimow S, Levitt MJ, Goodman MJ. Bioterrorism surveillance and privacy: intersection of HIPAA, the Common Rule,and public health law. Am J Public Health. 2008 May;98(5):802-7.  Access full-text online .

Ness RB; Joint Policy Committee, Societies of Epidemiology. Influence of the HIPAA Privacy Rule on health research. JAMA. 2007 Nov 14;298(18):2164-70.  Access full-text online .

Bush H. Technology. Cutting-edge portable devices raise concerns. Hosp Health Netw. 2007 Aug;81(8):22. Access full-text online .

Haugh R. HIPAA. Averting a big oops. Hosp Health Netw. 2007 Jan;81(1):16, 18.  Access full-text online .

Parvizi J, Tarity TD, Conner K, Smith JB. Institutional review board approval: why it matters. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Feb;89(2):418-26. Request from the  Knowledge Center .  

Anderson F. Finding HIPAA in your soup. Am J Nurs. 2007 Feb;107(2):66-71; quiz 71-2.

McMaster WC, Sale K, Andersson GB, Bostrom MP, Gebhardt MC, Trippel SB, ClarkDC. The conduct of clinical research under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Dec;88(12):2765-70. Request from the  Knowledge Center .  

Gold LH, Metzner JL. Psychiatric employment evaluations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Nov;163(11):1878-82.  Access full-text online .

Venkatesh KK. HIPAA or hippocrates on the phone? Acad Med. 2006 Oct;81(10):881. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Beskow LM, Sandler RS, Weinberger M. Research recruitment through US central cancer registries: balancing privacy and scientific issues. Am J Public Health. 2006 Nov;96(11):1920-6.  Access full-text online.  

Conn J. Bumpy beginning for NPI. Mod Healthc. 2008 Jun 2;38(22):10.  Access full-text online .

Adler MP. Integrating privacy and security. Coordination benefits HIPAA compliance efforts. J AHIMA. 2008 Apr;79(4):34-8.

Luke MZ. Designing Wellness programs with HIPAA in mind. AHIP Cover. 2008 Mar-Apr;49(2):12, 56-7.

Harty-Golder B. HIPAA guides answering services. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2008 Mar;40(3):52.  Access full-text online .

Harty-Golder B. The legally tricky e-information age. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2007 May;39(5):42. Access full-text online .

Cushman R. The hope of HIPAA 2. Data stewardship must replace minimal compliance. Mod Healthc. 2008 Feb 18;38(7):28.  Access full-text online .

Mermelstein HT, Wallack JJ. Confidentiality in the age of HIPAA: a challenge for psychosomatic medicine. Psychosomatics. 2008 Mar-Apr;49(2):97-103.  Access full-text online .

Moore IN, Snyder SL, Miller C, An AQ, Blackford JU, Zhou C, Hickson GB. Confidentiality and privacy in health care from the patient's perspective: does HIPAA help? Health Matrix Clevel. 2007 Spring;17(2):215-72.

Williams AR, Herman DC, Moriarty JP, Beebe TJ, Bruggeman SK, Klavetter EW,Steger PH, Bartz JK. HIPAA costs and patient perceptions privacy safeguards Mayo Clinic. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Jan;34(1):27-35.

Lee WB, Lee CD. A cryptographic key management solution for HIPAA privacy/security regulations. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2008 Jan;12(1):34-41.

Lawrence D. Not going away. The new HIPAA Electronic Health Care Claims Attachments rule is challenging, but understanding it can be lucrative. Healthc Inform. 2007 Dec;24(12):18, 20.

Rothstein MA. Health privacy in the electronic age. J Leg Med. 2007 Oct-Dec;28(4):487-501. Access full-text online .

Stewart RS. Protective measures for private health information. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2007 Jun 1;4:5.  Access full-text online .

Houser SH, Houser HW, Shewchuk RM. Assessing the effects of the HIPAA privacy rule on release of patient informationby healthcare facilities. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2007 Mar 23;4:1.  Access full-text online .

Adler MP. HIPAA security redux. A re-evaluation process and recommended areas to review. J AHIMA. 2007 Nov-Dec;78(10):38-42.

Deborah C. Peel, MD: strengthen health information privacy. Healthc Financ Manage. 2007 Nov;61(11):32-6. Access full-text online .

Beebe TJ, Talley NJ, Camilleri M, Jenkins SM, Anderson KJ, Locke GR 3rd. The HIPAA authorization form and effects on survey response rates, nonresponsebias, and data quality: a randomized community study. Med Care. 2007 Oct;45(10):959-65. Request from the  Knowledge Center .  

Sobel R. The privacy rule that's not. Hastings Cent Rep. 2007 Jul-Aug;37(4):40-50.  Access full-text online .

Redling B. What if? The one question every administrator should ask. Use HIPAA rules as ablueprint for broader safety, security. MGMA Connex. 2007 Aug;7(7):30-5, 1.  Access full-text online .

Houser SH, Howard VJ, Hovater MK, Safford MM. Obtaining medical records from healthcare facilities under the HIPAA Privacy Rule: the experience of a national longitudinal cohort study. Neuroepidemiology. 2007;28(3):162-8.

Amatayakul M. Are you ready for HIPAA now? Healthc Financ Manage. 2007 May;61(5):112, 114. Access full-text online .

Rothstein MA, Talbott MK. Compelled authorizations for disclosure of health records: magnitude andimplications. Am J Bioeth. 2007 Mar;7(3):38-45.  Access full-text online .

Shalowitz D, Wendler D. Informed consent for research and authorization under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule: an integrated approach. Ann Intern Med. 2006 May 2;144(9):685-8.  Access full-text online .

Office of the Secretary, HHS. HIPAA administrative simplification: enforcement. Final rule. Fed Regist. 2006 Feb 16;71(32):8389-433. Access full-text online.

Banks DL. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act: does it live up to the promise? J Med Syst. 2006 Feb;30(1):45-50.

Nelson SB. Privacy and medical information on the Internet. Respir Care. 2006 Feb;51(2):183-7. Access full-text online.

Nosowsky R, Giordano TJ. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule: implications for clinical research. Annu Rev Med. 2006;57:575-90. 

Internet Sites  

Texas Medical Association (TMA) keeps  The HIPAA Resource Center  page up-to-date with information that will help physicians make the right choices as they meet HIPAA deadlines.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission has established a HIPAA Program Management Office to coordinate HIPAA implementation activities among impacted state agencies with state-related compliance information at  http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/NDIS/NDISTaskForce.html .

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) at http://library.ahima.org/bok provides a searchable online database on health information management issues, including HIPAA resources.

American Hospital Association (AHA) addresses issues critical to health care provider organizations to implement HIPAA's mandated regulations that govern privacy, security, and electronic transactions standards for health care information at http://www.hospitalconnect.com/aha/key_issues/hipaa/index.html .

American Medical Association (AMA) sponsors a HIPAA page at http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/4234.html to help physicians ensure that their electronic transactions are standardized consistently with federal law.

Association of American Medical Colleges presents Guidelines for Academic Medical Centers on Security and Privacy: Practical Strategies for Addressing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) at http://www.aamc.org/members/gir/gasp .

Phoenix Health Systems sponsors HIPAAdvisory at http://www.hipaadvisory.com, named "The HIPAA hub of the Internet" by Modern Healthcare, that is comprehansive health industry resource on HIPAA privacy and security regulatory issues and compliance.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides the following Web site links on HIPAA resources:

 The Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA, requiring HHS to establish national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health plans, and employers, are available at http://cms.hhs.gov/hipaa/hipaa2/default.asp .

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) supports a HIPAA Insurance Reform page with information for consumers, employers, state regulators, and self-guided nonfederal governmental plans at http://cms.hhs.gov/hipaa/hipaa1/default.asp .

HHS' Office for Civil Rights has a link to the "Final Modifications to the Privacy Rule" published in the August 14, 2002 Federal Register at www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/finalreg.html .

Workshop for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Web site at http://www.wedi.org includes links to a HIPAA glossary at http://snip.wedi.org/public/articles/HIPAA_GLOSSARY.PDF and SNIP (Strategic National Implementation Process) at http://snip.wedi.org.


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