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HIPAA and the Leak of ¡°Deidentified¡± EHR Data

List of authors.
  • Kenneth D. Mandl, M.D., M.P.H.,
  • and Eric D. Perakslis, Ph.D.

Although patients (and their physicians) still have difficulty obtaining complete medical record information in a timely fashion, HIPAA policies permit massive troves of digital health data to traverse the medical¨Cindustrial complex unmonitored and unregulated.

Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available at NEJM.org.

This article was published on June 5, 2021, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From the Computational Health Informatics Program, Boston Children¡¯s Hospital, and the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School ¡ª both in Boston (K.D.M.); and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (E.D.P.).

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