A framework for health care information assurance policy and compliance

  title={A framework for health care information assurance policy and compliance},
  author={Sherrie Drye Cannoy and A. F. Salam},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
Introduction As many as 400 people may have access to one's personal medical information throughout the typical care process. Disclosures of sensitive information such as emotional problems, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, and genetic predispositions to diseases---could cause embarrassment and affect insurability, child custody cases, and employment. A recent survey by IDC found that "Most consumers …were uncomfortable with their health plan sharing health information with a… CONTINUE READING
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