Monthly Archives: November 2006

Open Book in Private Lives

Although we have laws to govern our medical privacy, little information can reveal a lot about patients. Genetic testing is the problem because while it helps us it also gives out more information that is supposed to be private and it seems that they don’t know how to handle the problem. Genetic data is generally…

Woman Sues for Lack of Medical Privacy

A woman in Milwaukee is suing Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls because she says that they gave personal medical information to her mother. She says that while in the hospital to give birth a nurse came into her room and asked her personal and private questions in front of her mother. She felt forced…