Via FourthAmendment.com: HIPAA doesn’t create a reasonable expectation of privacy in one’s blood sample obtained for medical treatment. HIPAA recognizes criminal process to obtain it. Consuelo v. State, 2020 Tex. App. LEXIS 8460 (Tex. App. – Dallas Oct. 27, 2020).
This is somewhat stunning about a well-known and promoted app to help trace COVID-19. Newsroom Post reports: Aarogya Setu website says it was designed, developed and hosted by the National Informatics Centre, however, in reply to an RTI query, NIC as well as Ministry of Information Technology have denied any [Read More…]
Elizabeth G. Litten of FoxRothschild writes: A recent conversation with a colleague in California prompted me to write this. He said that as part of its back-to-school plan, his children’s elementary school district “highly encouraged” that all students be tested for COVID-19 before returning to class. The district provided families [Read More…]
From an article in BMJ: A junior doctor who improperly accessed the medical records of three hospital patients without a legitimate reason and who then lied about it to a trust investigation has been struck off the UK medical register after failing to engage with the regulatory process. Neha Muralidharan [Read More…]