Medical Privacy

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act - Rules and regulations regarding the storage, transmission, and dissemination of medical information.

 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) - Rules and regulations pertaining to protection and handling of private health information, including disclosure requirements for breaches. Establishes standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Informatio

Health Privacy Project (Georgetown University Center for Democracy and Technology) - Considerations for privacy of health data.

HIPAA Basics: Medical Privacy  (Privacy Rights Clearinghouse) Consumer-oriented considerations for health related privacy issues.