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Implications Of Hiv And Aids From The Perspective Of Hipaa Confidentiality

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
Ask the Experts

Lost trust in doctors after breach of confidentiality

I stopped taking my medication for HIV due to the hospital staff here in Melbourne inform my employer that I was HIV. I got fired. How am i ment to trust any doctors and their recommendations when hospital staff broke the law and informed my...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, I am very sorry to hear that your treating physician's hospital staff impermissibly disclosed your status to your employer and you were fired as a result. Such an egregious breach of trust with devastating consequences would... Read more »

Breech of Confidential information

I am a medical lab tech and have been hiv positive for 10 years. I get my labs done in the lab I work in by placing the test orders in myself as to not let my status be known to just anyone. My director is the only person in the lab that is allowed...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
That is really a legal question that you should ask one of the attorneys on this panel. However, while this does appear to violate at least the spirit of HIPAA, unless you can show that your information was leaked to someone, it may be difficult to... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »

hiv confidentiality

I am a nurse practitioner in a CBO & am looking for a training video on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS. I have contacted NYSDOH & Aids Institute, but neither have anything available. Are you aware of a source for HIV/AIDS specific training...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
If you're sure it has to be a video, no. There is solid information on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS available from the website of the New York State Dept of Health at www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/rfa/hiv/full63.htm. But states produce... Read more »
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6.

The Henne Group is a Market Research Company located in San Francisco.
We are working to understand health issues... Read more »

HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6.

The Henne Group is a Market Research Company located in San Francisco.
We are working to understand health issues... Read more »

confidentiality

Posted by Anonymous
hi there!
we're two students from Israel seeking for some assitance:
we are writing a seminar about aids and confidentiality and we could use any information about the subject - from everyone: experts, doctors or patients that don't mind sharing their... Read more »

$100 Confidential Interviews, St Louis 4/29 or 5/2

Posted by HenneGroup
We need HIV+ Individuals for confidential interviews in St. Louis. Eligible participants will be invited to complete a 90 minute individual interview on either Friday, April 29th or Monday, May 2nd. Participants who complete the 90 minute interview... Read more »