Health Privacy Summit – June 13, 2011

In this podcast, Deborah Peel, MD of the Patient Privacy Rights foundation joins Michael Ostolenk to preview an upcoming conference addressing the increasing inappropriate access government, corporations, and other third parties  have to confidential medical records.  “Getting IT Right: Protecting Patient Privacy Rights in a Wired World” is the nation’s first open and inclusive public forum to discuss the future of health privacy in the digital age. The conference will be held June 13, 2011 at the Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. and is the result of a partnership between the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation, the premier health privacy advocacy organization in the United States.  A complete agenda and registration information is available at

Deborah Peel, MD tells patients and doctors how they can protect medical privacy

In her interview with Michael Ostrolenk, Dr. Peel of also discusses  HIPAA, the Patient Privacy Consumer Toolkit, privacy provisions in the Stimulus Bill, and more!