Michigan law trumps HIPAA in patient privacy case :: June 6, 2011 … American Medical News

 

 

Legal experts say a Michigan court ruling over disclosing patient names places tighter restrictions on what information physicians can release during legal proceedings.

The decision also could impact peer review and lead to a rise in lawsuits against health care professionals over patient-privacy violations, they said.

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