The Office of Civil Rights in the HHS has created a tool for emergency response planners to help determine how to do their job and comply with the HIPAA privacy rule. The decision support tool walks you through a series of questions to determine when and how individually identifiable health information can be released. Here's a link to the tool.
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After almost 25 years in health care Tim remains with his first love, connectology, the automation of workflow through the integration of medical devices with information systems.