It was a pleasure to be on a panel with members of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General last week at the Massachusetts Medical Society to talk about how physicians can protect health information in our presentation entitled: “Protecting Health Information: Health Data Security Training.” We covered the latest in federal law (HIPAA, HITECH) and Massachusetts law.
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In a complaint filed with the FTC on November 23, four advocacy groups asked for "Investigation, Public Disclosure, Injunction, and Other Relief" against several online health giants, including Google, Microsoft, QualityHealth, WebMD, Yahoo, AOL, HealthCentral, Healthline, and Everyday Health.
The advocacy groups behind this complaint are the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog and World Privacy Forum. They allege (in 144 pages, complete with web page screen-shots) that:
"Digital marketing raises many distinct consumer protection and privacy… More