Meghan O’Connor Featured in “Patient Privacy Laws are Due for an Overhaul, Expert Says”Modern Healthcare 01/30/21
Meghan O'Connor spoke to Modern Healthcare and discussed how the nation's health privacy rules have a growing need for more robust protection of patient health information and relevant data. Read the full article to learn more about health care professionals' insights regarding the current HIPPA law and why it should be updated to meet the system's changes.
Below is an excerpt:
"HIPPA treats each covered entity and business associate as an island or a silo. That's just not really how health information technology works anymore. It's not (just) information collected by the provider and stored on a computer or some kind of system that's entirely owned and controlled by a provider," O'Connor said.