[Bio-software] Re: HIPAA a risk to IT workers?

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum engelbert_buxbaum at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 29 04:44:59 EST 2005


heepa9 at yahoo.com wrote:

> Does the IT worker bear the
> brunt of the punishments that HIPAA metes out,
> be they civil or otherwise, or does the
> company or other organization that he is working
> for bear those?

Such legal questions depend on where you are working. Here in Germany
the employer is responsible for all damage employees causes in the
course of their duty, except where the employee acts with criminal
intend.



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