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Gungy asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 8 months ago

My own mother can't get my health status from my doctor / hospital without my permission - who in the hell does Google think they are?

Medical Definition of HIPAA

HIPAA: "Acronym that stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers."


>>> Furious backlash after it emerges that Google has secretly amassed healthcare data on millions of people"

>>> Lawyers, doctors and tech experts have reacted with a mix of horror and fury,

Others pointed out that Google recently acquired Fitbit, giving it access to health data on millions more people.

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