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What Does a Five-Year-Old Know that Privacy Laws Don’t?

HEALTHCARE PRIVACY—U.S.

April 11, 2013

In the latest IAPP Privacy Perspectives blog post, Stanley Crosley, CIPP/US, CIPM, director of the Indiana University Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research (CLEAR) in Health Information, questions whether intuitive notions around privacy are being stymied by overly prescriptive health privacy law. Crosley writes, “We’ve taken a basically intuitive and practical principle and turned it into a labyrinth of thousands of national and local laws, regulations, rulings and opinions,” and in the meantime, people in healthcare “continue to suffer and die.”
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