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Re: [IPk] I hope this works



 Interesting re HIPAA. I always refuse to have my data stored electronically and
shared. At least those are my expresses/recorded wishes. Whether this is
actioned ....?
Rhoda

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> On 20 Jan 2014, at 10:28, Melissa Ford <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Hi Rhoda
> 
> Re the contact lenses, I personally first heard about a photometric version
> at a conference in in Philadelphia in 2004. I was underwhelmed.
> 
> When the Google version hit the headlines, I trawled the web for technical
> assessments of the lag time of tear fluid vs capillary blood and found a
> review article from a few years ago.
> 
> It's not so much that I know stuff off the top of my head, but I know the
> search terms I need to locate information quickly and once I know it, I do
> tend to retain it somehow.
> 
> I guess the trade-off is I can never remember any of my passwords for
> telephone banking! ;P
> 
> Regarding Google having access to folks' data: actually you may be rather
> safe if an American company has your health data because of the federal law
> called HIPAA (pronunciation: 'hippa'). See
> http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/
> 
> Here in the UK we don't have HIPAA and the GP data extraction is going
> ahead despite concerns over whether it's being done well:
> 
 >
http://www.bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/home/2014/01/patients-remain-ill-informed-changes-medical-records.html
> 
> 
> All best
> Melissa
> 
> 
>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Rhoda Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> Melissa,
>> How on earth do you store ready for easy access all this technical info?
>> Wish I
>> could learn from you more <vbg>
>> Rhoda
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