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By Diana Manos 10:23 am September 08, 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services withdrew its final breach notification rule for unsecured protected health information. Withdrawal of the rule came in late July, just days before the Rite Aid Corp. agreed to pay $1 million to settle potential violations of federal privacy rules.
By Mike Miliard 10:18 am September 08, 2010
The tiny state of Rhode Island is in many ways the perfect place for proving efficacy and interoperability of various healthcare information technologies. Its modest size makes it especially well suited to test-run the exchange of medical information.
By Diana Manos 04:49 pm July 30, 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services withdrew its final breach notification rule for unsecured protected health information last week, with health privacy advocates calling it "a win" for patient privacy.

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