Positive And Negative Aspects Of HIPAA

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HIPAA impacts almost every area of MCW, as well as interactions with, and operations of, their affiliate hospitals including Froedtert Hospital, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. MCW has a website to provide all MCW Faculty, Staff, Residents, Students and others access to information on the Privacy Regulation and a list of who to contact with questions. In addition, if anyone (faculty, staff, students, or residents) request information from MCW they must do so in writing. MCW has implemented policies and procedures that comply with the federal government standards. However, MCW has an Ombuds office whom primary role is to serve as a confidential, independent, informal and neutral resource

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