by Jason Walsh at The Daily Fetched
The State of Nebraska has begun the mass collection of digital health data on all its citizens, in what has been described as an unprecedented move with detrimental implications for personal privacy.
The Nebraska Legislature made a law (LB 411) stating that all healthcare facilities must share their health records in this system, supposedly to improve how healthcare works together.
However, if a facility finds it too hard to do this due to tech issues, they need to fill out a waiver and explain their situation.
The Health Information Technology Board will then decide if they can be excused from joining this system.
The entire data of over five million patients from…Continue Reading