ProPublica: Yelp, #Health and #Privacy

  Stung by Yelp Reviews, Health Providers Spill Patient Secrets by Charles Ornstein ProPublica, May 27, 2016, 11 a.m. Burned by negative reviews, some health providers are casting their patients' privacy aside and sharing intimate details online as they try to rebut criticism. In the course of these arguments 2014 which have spilled out publicly … Continue reading ProPublica: Yelp, #Health and #Privacy

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Last stop. Please take your belongings and your patients’ medical records

That headline was too hard to resist.  From today's Globe Paperwork containing the personal medical information of at least 66 patients at Massachusetts General Hospital was lost this month when an employee apparently left it on an MBTA train. The hospital sent out letters last week to patients whose identities were included in the lost … Continue reading Last stop. Please take your belongings and your patients’ medical records