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Medical Records Web Links
A website on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act created in 1996 to protect the privacy of personal health information. The site is maintained by the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Text of HIPAA
From the website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Center for Democracy and Technology: Health Privacy
The Health Privacy Project will "take on key policy questions, including: the proper role of notice and consent, the right of patients to access their own health records in electronic formats," and more.
Electronic Privacy Information Center: Medical Record Privacy
The Electronic Privacy Information Center provides this page on the privacy of medical records. News items, national and state privacy information and links to other resources are available.
The following articles are available from online encyclopedias in the libraries' collections. You must use your ACCeID to access these off campus.