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Daily Dashboard | Opinion: Privacy Rules May Distract Doctors Related reading: WP29 on data breach notification

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In a column for Forbes, Peter Lipson, a physician, worries the new HIPAA modifications will divert doctors’ attention away from patient care. Lipson is concerned his “practice will be responsible for a risk assessment program for health data…and we must somehow insure that other people who handle our data” are being careful. How will small practices understand and comply with the rules, particularly since fines “could easily close a practice for good,” he asks, adding, “Where do you want your doctor’s focus?...I want my doctor’s attention focused squarely on me. I don’t want him spending a lot of time worrying...if his ‘data risk assessment,’ which is not well defined, is up to date and proper.” Editor’s Note: The daylong preconference workshop Healthcare Privacy Super Day, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, will be featured at this year’s IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, DC.
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