Friday, December 07, 2007

Girl in the Mirror

This looks like it could have been written by me--- a sweet little rundown of Golden Hippo contenders for worst misuse of HIPAA, by Shanna Flowers of the Roanoke Times. Her centerpiece is this:

The latest example is William Byrd High School, where officials this week told an auditorium full of hysterical parents to stand down because there isn't a problem, but golly, if there is, they can't tell you all the facts. Just trust them -- they're doing everything they can.

Kids are sick, but we can't tell you the symtoms, and it isn't serious, but we can't tell you what it is, and its not contagious, but we can't tell you who it is.

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