Carol Cruzan Morton
The latest word on a common medical imaging agent made infamous in a pending lawsuit by actor Chuck Norris, an experimental iron-based imaging agent that gives eye-popping detail of blood vessels in the brain, and a new tumor treatment helper that can prevent hearing loss in kids treated for canc
In Oregon and other states, mental illness and addiction may land you in jail, or worse.
A robot walks into a bar. So do nearly 200 people. In fact, it’s standing-room only for a talk about human-robot interactions by an Oregon State University computer science professor on a dank January night.
Psychopaths could make better use of their natural low empathy by becoming surgeons instead of mass murders.
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Hospital and health systems face big penalties if they do not comply with the privacy and security standards of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). So it may be astonishing to learn that the federal Privacy Rule does not apply to public records requests to Oregon public healthcare institutions, at least for now.
Ordinarily, a person’s medical records ought to be off limits to the public. On that, everyone agrees: The journalist who requested them, the state agencies who fought to keep them confidential, and the Oregon deputy attorney general (AG) who ordered the most relevant records disclosed, explaining: “This is a unique case.”