Category: Personal Health Records

Teleconference on Personal Health Record – Privacy Grades -Dec 2nd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  –  MEDIA ADVISORYContact: Ashley Katz
akatz@patientprivacyrights.org
(512) 732-0033   OR   (512) 897-6390
PERSONAL HEALTH RECORDS (PHRs) EARN “Fs”, NOT “As” IN WATCHDOG’S
PHR PRIVACY REPORT CARD
WHAT:       
  
Press Teleconference to Reveal Privacy Grades for 5 PHRs.
Patient Privacy Rights (PPR), the nation’s leading health privacy
watchdog is releasing its first Personal Health Record (PHR) Privacy
Report Card
, designed to educate and protect consumers. PPR
graded CapMed/Metavante, Google Health, Microsoft HealthVault,
NoMoreClipboard and WebMDs.Join us for an overview of the PHR Report Cards and Q & A.
A detailed FAQ will also be available online.
WHEN:             Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 12:00 p.m. EST to 12:45 p.m.
CALL #: 1-866-931-7845        CODE #:   820311
WHO: Ashley Katz, Executive Director, Patient Privacy Rights
Deborah Peel, MD, Founder, Patient Privacy Rights
WHY: Our assessment of five different PHRs found a wide range of existing
privacy policies; some PHRs protect our rights to control who can see
and use health information, and others outright violate those rights.
One PHR shares all personal information with employers and insurers,
for example.
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About Patient Privacy Rights:                                        www.patientprivacyrights.org

Patient Privacy Rights is the nation’s leading health privacy watchdog. Our mission is to ensure the right to control your medical privacy to protect jobs and opportunities. Patient Privacy Rights has over 10,000 members in all 50 states. We lead the trans-partisan Coalition for Patient Privacy representing over 10 million Americans.


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