Medical Privacy


Guests:

Julie Rovner
*NPR Health Policy Correspondent

Jan Lori Goldman
*Director of the Health Privacy Project, Institute for Healthcare Research and Policy, Georgetown University

Mary Grealy
*President, Healthcare Leadership Council

Richard Sobel
*Senior Research Associate in the Program in Psychiatry and Law, Harvard Medical School

The Health and Human Services Department has issued national standards for protecting personal medical information. The new rules define who may have access to your records and when. But, what does that really mean? Will they affect the quality of your medical care? Protecting your medical information. Join Neal Conan on for this hour's Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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