Google-Ascension deal comes as concerns rise on use of health data
Patient privacy cannot be retrieved once it’s lost. Learn how the AMA has made protecting patient health data in the digital age a top priority.
Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA health data privacy framework
Protecting an individual's privacy preferences and their personally identifiable information begins with putting the patient first in building a privacy framework.
HIPAA privacy & security resources
Manage your compliance with required HIPAA privacy and security rules and learn how to participate in a formal HIPAA compliance plan.
HIPAA Breach Notification Rule
Learn the specifics of how HIPAA requires entities to notify patients when the privacy of their health information has been compromised.
HIPAA privacy rule
Read about how HIPAA safeguards personal health information and allows patients to examine and correct their health records.
Electronic transaction toolkits for administrative simplification
Find resources to help physicians efficiently and successfully manage payment-related interactions with health insurers.
HIPAA violations & enforcement
Be advised how the Department of Health and Human Services enforces HIPAA's privacy and security rules and how it handles violations.