Insuring patient privacy is easy. Well, easier than information security.

Information security is about preventing unauthorized access to information. Information privacy is partially about security, but there is more to it. Privacy is not just about insuring all access is technically authorized. Information privacy is also protecting against technically authorized, but inappropriate access. Information privacy is also about giving the subject of the information some say over how the information is used and shared. And it is also about notifying them when something is amiss.

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