As demand heats up for analyzing and sharing health data, many health I.T. professionals feel understandable apprehension about preserving the privacy of their organizations’ patients and staying within the demands of HIPAA. They may want to see a doctor about it: specifically, William Braithwaite, M.D., who oversaw the development of the HIPAA regulations in the 1990s while working as senior advisor on health information policy to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
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