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Issue No.01 - January/February (2007 vol.5)
pp: 45-52
Julia B. Eart , North Carolina State University
Matthew W. Vail , North Carolina State University
Neha Jain , North Carolina State University
Carrie M. Gheen , North Carolina State University
Annie I. Ant? , North Carolina State University
ABSTRACT
Healthcare institutions typically post their privacy practices online as privacy policy documents. A study of nine institutions with Web sites shows that since the introduction of the 1996 Health Information and Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), privacy policies are more descriptive but haven't necessarily improved online privacy practices.
INDEX TERMS
privacy policy, software requirements engineering, goal-driven analysis, online privacy, readability, HIPAA, Health Information and Portability Accountability Act
CITATION
Julia B. Eart, Matthew W. Vail, Neha Jain, Carrie M. Gheen, Annie I. Ant?, "HIPAA's Effect on Web Site Privacy Policies", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.5, no. 1, pp. 45-52, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MSP.2007.7