Let's Talk Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is re-launching Let's Talk Health Care, which started life as former CEO Charlie Baker's blog. There's a series of related discussions going on now in the Let's Talk Health Care Linked In group, sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim.  I've been participating (at the request of the group organizer; disclosure: client) and would […]

Privacy and Security: Joke or No Joke?

The Wall of Shame welcomes Sutter Health. Another computer with unencrypted protected health information on over 4 million patients – gone. Now, those guys are pretty smart, so why don't they encrypt all computers with PHI?  One of life's persistent questions.  I mean, I can accept the fact that a health plan operator like Cignet […]

TEDxCambridge 2011 Twitter Feed

I'm at TEDxCambridge today.  Should be interesting.  Follow along on Twitter at #TEDxC or right here: <a href="/www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=a38dc3d7f9" _mce_href="/www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=a38dc3d7f9" >TEDxCambridge 2011</a> David Harlow The Harlow Group LLCHealth Care Law and Consulting 

David Harlow quoted on HIPAA and Health Care Social Media in AIS Health’s Health Business Daily and Report on Patient Privacy; Speaking at HANYS Social Media Conference Today

I was interviewed for an article on AIS Health that came out last week. The title of this article — on health care social media and regulatory and legal issues that health care providers may face in using these tools — struck me as being tinged with hysteria (hence the selection of the artwork accompanying this […]